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Homie

Homie

Poems

by Danez Smith
Paperback
Publication Date: 21/01/2020
RRP  $29.25 $28.95

Danez Smith is our president

Homie is Danez Smith's magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship. Rooted in the loss of one of Smith's close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer. In poems of rare power and generosity, Smith acknowledges that in a country overrun by violence, xenophobia, and disparity, and in a body defined by race, queerness, and diagnosis, it can be hard to survive, even harder to remember reasons for living. But then the phone lights up, or a shout comes up to the window, and family--blood and chosen--arrives with just the right food and some redemption. Part friendship diary, part bright elegy, part war cry, Homie is the exuberant new book written for Danez and for Danez's friends and for you and for yours.

ISBN:
9781644450109
9781644450109
Category:
Poetry anthologies (various poets)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
21-01-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
229.87x164.34x7.87mm
Weight:
0.18kg

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