Native Guard

Native Guard

Book - 2007
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Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007, c2006
ISBN: 9780618604630
0618604634
Branch Call Number: 811.6 Tre
Characteristics: 51 p. ; 22 cm

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StephenFoster
May 17, 2018

This book of poetry speaks to the past and the present, treating these as highly connected and certainly still present. Growing up in MIssissippi and born to a mixed-race couple, she is acutely aware of slavery and its lingering effects. Some of the poems,
especially as her collection begins, show and share her grieving for her then recently deceased Mother. These are tender and compassionate portraits of her mother.
The title " Native Guard" opens the poems to the past, as Tretheway explores the civil war
and its effects on her native Mississippi. Highly recommended.

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patcarstensen
Mar 29, 2018

She takes the tangles of the past without straightening them to make something new.

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