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Gomer's Song (Black Goat) [Paperback]

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Item description for Gomer's Song (Black Goat) by Kwame Dawes...

Gomer's Song is a re-rendering of the Bible story. In Gomer, a harlot who was the wife of the Old Testament prophet Hosea, Kwame Dawes finds the subject for a beautiful contemporary exploration on freedom and sacrifice.

Kwame Dawes is an award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican author of several books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction (including his debut novel, She's Gone, published by Akashic Books in 2007). He teaches at the University of South Carolina, where he is distinguished poet in residence and director of the USC Arts Institute and the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Dawes is the programmer for the annual Jamaican Calabash International Literary Festival.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   72
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.8" Width: 6" Height: 0.2"
Weight:   0.05 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2007
Publisher   Akashic Books
ISBN  1933354445  
ISBN13  9781933354446  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Kwame Dawes is an award-winning poet and author who has received the Forward Poetry Prize, the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, and the Pushcart prize for poetry, among others. He is the author of 12 poetry collections, a short story collection, a play, three critical works, and the novel "She s Gone." He lives in Columbia, South Carolina."

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