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On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems.

Poetry] Dove, Rita.

Published by Norton, New York, 1999
ISBN 10: 0393047229 / ISBN 13: 9780393047226
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Title: On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems.

Publisher: Norton, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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A Fine tight unread copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. In this collection of poems, Rita Dove treats us to a panoply of human endeavor, shot through with the electrifying jazz of her lyric elegance. From the opening sequence, "Cameos", to the civil rights struggle of the final sequence, she explores the intersection of individual fate and history. Bookseller Inventory # 25177

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Synopsis: A dazzling new collection by the former Poet Laureate of the United States. In these brilliant poems, Rita Dove treats us to a panoply of human endeavor, shot through with the electrifying jazz of her lyric elegance. From the opening sequence, "Cameos", to the civil rights struggle of the final sequence, she explores the intersection of individual fate and history.

Product Description: From the opening sequence, probing the private griefs and dreams of a working class family, to the emblematic grace of the living legend Rosa Parks, these poems explore the intersection of individual fates with the grand arc of history.

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