The Resource Blood memory, Colleen J. McElroy

Blood memory, Colleen J. McElroy

Label
Blood memory
Title
Blood memory
Statement of responsibility
Colleen J. McElroy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blood Memory, Colleen J. McElroy's collection of narrative poetry, emerges from deep seated memories with enormous emotion. Through the rhythms and musicality unique to McElroy's voice, it portrays an extended family, a complex culture spanning several decades, multiple victories and failures, and a single brilliant soul that frames the poems. Dedicated to McElroy's mother, the book is universal in its scope, inescapable in its earthy particularity. McElroy writes, "I am the last female of a family/ of women who wove the fabric/ of stories into doilies and slip covers.../" Blood Memory offers consummate storytelling and unforgettable poetry capturing a place and time gone forever. And as an evolving history, the poetry has a cinematic quality, large and intimate and at the same time, characters utterly vivid
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McElroy, Colleen J
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A2925
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
poetry
Series statement
Pitt poetry series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American women
Label
Blood memory, Colleen J. McElroy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Poems
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn923552224
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9780822964087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)923552224
Label
Blood memory, Colleen J. McElroy
Publication
Copyright
Note
Poems
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn923552224
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9780822964087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)923552224

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