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Grand Fathers: Reminiscences, Poems, Recipes, and Photos of the Keepers of Our Traditions
Grandfathers are family treasures. Here, in more than forty reminiscences, poems, photos, and recipes, we all get to sit on the porch and listen to their wise voices. Nikki Giovanni has brought together writers of many ages, races, and backgrounds. They tell us of their grandfathers: slaves and Confederate soldiers, homesteaders and railroad men, Sons of the Revolution and ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published June 15th 1999 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni is a Grammy-nominated American poet, activist and author. She has written numerous volumes of poetry and has been honored with loads of awards, including 20 honorary degrees from national colleges and universities. Her poems are undeniably authentic distillations of black life in America. She was editor of Fisk University's literary magazine. She lives in Blacksbu ...moreMore about Nikki Giovanni...