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Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey
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it was amazing

Poetry about the role of black soldiers during the Civil War in Louisiana. More poems are set in Mississippi during the late-1960s. There, the author, daughter of racially mixed marriage, reflects upon her and her mother's lives.

http://poetnatashatrethewey.blogspot.... has information about this book and interviews with the author.
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message 1: by Sue (new) - rated it 5 stars

Sue Thanks for the link. I'm going to check it out. She is a wonderful writer. I definitely want to read more of her poetry.


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