Native Guard

by Natasha Trethewey

Paperback, 51 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $14.95 |


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Book Summary

A compilation of poetry addresses the complex history of the American South, offering a lyrical tribute to the Native Guard, one of the first black regiments in service during the Civil War and paying tribute to the author's mother and her illegal interracial marriage.


Awards and Recognition

Pulitzer Prize (2007)

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