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Native Guard

Trethewey, Natasha D. (Book - 2006)
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A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.
Authors: Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966-
Title: Native guard
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
Characteristics: 51 p. ;,22 cm.
Contents: I: The southern crescent
Genus narcissus
Graveyard blues
What the body can say
Photograph: ice storm 1971
What is evidence
Letter
After your death
Myth
At dusk
II: Pilgrimage
Scenes from a documentary history of Mississippi
King Cotton, 1907
Glyph, Aberdeen 1913
Flood
You are late
Native guard
Again, the fields
III: Pastoral
Miscegenation
My mother dreams another country
Southern history
Blond
Southern Gothic
Incident
Providence
Monument
Elegy for the native guards
South.
Summary: A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.
Awards & Distinctions: Lillian Smith Book Award, 2007
Local Note: 15 53 68 70 109 118 148 203
ISBN: 9780618604630
0618604634
9780547055480
054705548X
Statement of Responsibility: Natasha Trethewey
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49).
Subject Headings: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Participation, African American Poetry. African American soldiers Poetry. Racially mixed people Poetry. Interracial marriage Poetry. Mississippi Poetry. Mothers Poetry.
Topical Term: African American soldiers
Racially mixed people
Interracial marriage
Mothers
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966- Native guard. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006 (OCoLC)607721626
Online version: Trethewey, Natasha D., 1966- Native guard. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006 (OCoLC)608746475
LCCN: 2005010649
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