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Revolutionary petunias & other poems

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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These poems are about revolutionaries and lovers-about how, both in revolution and in love, loss of trust and compassion robs us of hope. They are also about (and for) those few embattled souls who remain painfully committed to beauty and to love even while facing the firing squad." Quick, direct, witty, pungent" (DeWitt Beall, Chicago Daily News).
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Poetry genre
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Revolutionary petunias & other poems.
New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1973]
(OCoLC)582036602
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0151770905 9780151770908 0156766205 9780156766203
OCLC Number: 1164721
Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 1973
Description: 70 pages 21 cm
Contents: In these dissenting times ... surrounding ground and autobiography --
Revolutionary petunias ... the living through --
Crucifixions --
Mysteries ... the living beyond --
The nature of this flower is to bloom.
Other Titles: Revolutionary petunias and other poems
Responsibility: Alice Walker.

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These poems are about revolutionaries and lovers-about how, both in revolution and in love, loss of trust and compassion robs us of hope. They are also about (and for) those few embattled souls who remain painfully committed to beauty and to love even while facing the firing squad." Quick, direct, witty, pungent" (DeWitt Beall, Chicago Daily News).
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