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Native guard

Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-

Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, [2007], c2006.

51 p. ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Natasha Trethewey's elegiac Native Guard is a deeply personal volume that brings together two legacies of the Deep South. The title of the collection refers to the Mississippi Native Guards, a black regiment whose role in the Civil War has been largely overlooked by history. As a child in Gulfport, Mississippi, in the 1960s, Trethewey could gaze across the water to the fort on Ship Island where Confederate captives once were guarded by black soldiers serving the Union cause. The racial legacy of the South touched Trethewey's life on a much more immediate level, too. Many of the poems in Native Guard pay loving tribute to her mother, whose marriage to a white man was illegal in her native Mississippi in the 1960s. Years after her mother's tragic death, Trethewey reclaims her memory, just as she reclaims the voices of the black soldiers whose service has been all but forgotten. Included in this beautiful new edition of Native Guard is an audio CD of the poems read by the author -- a lovely gift for anyone who loves poetry that speaks to the heart and mind. AUTHOR: Natasha Trethewey is the author of two previously published collections, Belloq's Ophelia and Domestic Work. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, she was the recipient of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Grolier Poetry Prize, and a Pushcart Prize. She teaches creative writing at Emory University.

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ISBN:

9780547055480 (pbk.)

ISBN:

054705548X (pbk.)

LC Call No:

PS3570.R433 N38 2007b

Dewey Class No:

811/.6 22

Author:

Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-

Title:

Native guard / Natasha Trethewey.

Publisher:

Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, [2007], c2006.

Physical:

51 p. ; 22 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

Notes:

"A Mariner book."

Notes:

Accompanying audio CD contains poems read by the author.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49).

Awards Note:

Pulitzer Prize for poetry, 2007.

Subject:

African American soldiers--Poetry.

Subject:

Racially mixed people--Poetry.

Subject:

Interracial marriage--Poetry.

Subject:

Mothers--Poetry.

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