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Living Room

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Paperback, 136 pages
Published January 15th 1993 by Thunder's Mouth Press (first published 1985)
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Maryam
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Love June Jordan.
Robert Beveridge
Jun 18, 2008 Robert Beveridge rated it did not like it
June Jordan, Living Room (Thunder's Mouth, 1985)

Note to self: never mix up Judy Jordan, author of the fantastic Carolina Ghost Woods, and June Jordan, author of the execrable Living Room, again. I detested this book so much I cut the other June Jordan books I had on my to-be-read list and substituted this for the Jordan title I had on my goal list for the year. I can't stand the idea of reading another June Jordan book.

As with most books of poetry that I end up detesting as much as I did this on
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June Millicent Jordan (July 9, 1936 – June 14, 2002) was a Caribbean-American poet and activist.

Jordan received numerous honors and awards, including a 1969-70 Rockefeller grant for creative writing, a Yaddo Fellowship in 1979, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 1982, and the Achievement Award for International Reporting from the National Association of Black Journalists in 1984. Jord
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