Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York (Kentucky Voices) (Paperback)

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" Winner of the 35th Annual Lillian Smith Book Award, 2004 A BookSense 76 Spring 2004 Top 10 Poetry Book Read an excerpt from the book Listen to Frank X Walker reading on NPR's ""This I Believe"" segment of Morning Edition. This collection of persona poems tells the story of the infamous Lewis & Clark expedition from the point of view of Clark's personal slave, York. The poems form a narrative of York's inner and outer journey, before, during and after the expedition--a journey from slavery.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813190884
ISBN-10: 0813190886
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: February 1st, 2004
Pages: 71
Language: English
Series: Kentucky Voices