The Body's Question: Poems, Tracy K. Smith
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The Body's Question: Poems

Author: Tracy K. Smith

Narrator: Tracy K. Smith

Unabridged: 1 hr 23 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Highbridge Audio

Published: 08/14/2018

Genre: Poetry - American - African American


The Body's Question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage and direction from the many disparate selves encountered in these poems, until, as she writes, 'I was anyone I wanted to be.'


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