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Bicycles : Love Poems (Reprint) (Paperback) (Nikki Giovanni)

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In a career that has earned her accolades, honorary degrees, and awards from both fellow poets and everyday poetry lovers, Nikki Giovanni has established herself as a writer who can entertain and challenge, inform and inspire. Sometimes controversial, sometimes ethereal, but always beautiful, her poems move readers of all hues and generations.

With Bicycles, she's collected poems that serve as a companion to her 1997 Love Poems. An instant classic, that book—romantic, bold, and ******—expressed notions of love in ways that were delightfully unexpected. In the years that followed, Giovanni experienced losses both public and private: a mother's passing, a sister's too, and a massacre on the campus where she teaches. Yet just when it seemed life was spinning out of control, Giovanni rediscovered love—what she calls the antidote. Here romantic love—and all its manifestations, the physical touch, the emotional pull, the hungry heart—is distilled as never before by one of our most talented poets.

Explores poignant and tragic experiences from the past decade of the author's life, from the losses of her mother and sister to the shooting at Virginia Tech, where she is a professor of English.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 109
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Nikki Giovanni
Language: English
Street Date: February 2, 2010
TCIN: 12159363
UPC: 9780061726491
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-4193
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