Author:Abayomi Animashaun


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The Giving of Pears

By: Abayomi Animashaun

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Black Lawrence Press: June 2010

Seller ID: 62055

ISBN: 0982631855

Condition: Used - Like New

CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . . . . Poetry. African and African American Studies. THE GIVING OF PEARS, winner of the 2008 Hudson Prize, is Abayomi Animashaun's debut poetry collection. Animashaun has said this about the book: 'In writing these poems, I saw the page as a sort of living room, where I could go to have a party. And, of course, everyone was welcome: To drink wine. Join the conga line. Do a shimmy or cha-cha. Kiss in the manner of Zebras. Sumo wrestle guavas. Or even swing from rafters with giraffes. I wasn't at all surprised when Tomatoes, Fis... View more info