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Call us what we carry : poems  Cover Image Book Book

Call us what we carry : poems / Amanda Gorman.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593465066
  • ISBN: 0593465067
  • Physical Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Formerly titled┬áThe Hill We Climb and Other Poems
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-223).
Formatted Contents Note:
Requiem -- What a piece of wreck is man -- Earth eyes -- Memoria -- Atonement -- Fury & faith -- Resolution.
Summary, etc.:
The presidential inaugural poet--and unforgettable new voice in American poetry--presents a collection of poems that includes the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States.Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage. Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, her poems shine a light on a moment of reckoning and reveal that Gorman has become a messenger from the past, our voice for the future. The final poem in the book is The hill we climb, which was read at President Joseph Biden's 2021 inauguration. -- adapted from jacket and perusal of book
Target Audience Note:
12-18 years
NP Lexile
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Biden, Joseph R., Jr. > Inaugurations > Poetry.
United States
Inauguration Day > Poetry.
Social Aspects
Poetry
United States > Social aspects > Poetry.
Genre: Poetry.

Available copies

  • 36 of 38 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 38 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library 811.6 Gorman (Text) 32017000082008 New Adult Books Available -

Summary: The presidential inaugural poet--and unforgettable new voice in American poetry--presents a collection of poems that includes the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States.Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage. Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, her poems shine a light on a moment of reckoning and reveal that Gorman has become a messenger from the past, our voice for the future. The final poem in the book is The hill we climb, which was read at President Joseph Biden's 2021 inauguration. -- adapted from jacket and perusal of book

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