Gomer's Song Kwame Dawes

Gomer's Song

Author: Kwame Dawes
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Book Title
Gomer's Song
Author
Kwame Dawes
ISBN
9781933354446
Gomer's Song is a re-rendering of the Bible story. In Gomer, a harlot who was the wife of the Old Testament prophet Hosea, Kwame Dawes finds the subject for a beautiful contemporary exploration on freedom and sacrifice. Kwame Dawes is an award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican author of several books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction (including his debut novel, She's Gone, published by Akashic Books in 2007). He teaches at the University of South Carolina, where he is distinguished poet in residence and director of the USC Arts Institute and the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Dawes is the programmer for the annual Jamaican Calabash International Literary Festival.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Kwame DawesPublisher: Akashic BooksPublished: 09/01/2007ISBN: 9781933354446Pages: 72Weight: 0.29lbsSize: 8.88h x 6.19w x 0.27dReview Citations: Library Journal 10/15/2007 pg. 70Multicultural Review 03/01/2008 pg. 51
Gomer's Song is a re-rendering of the Bible story. In Gomer, a harlot who was the wife of the Old Testament prophet Hosea, Kwame Dawes finds the subject for a beautiful contemporary exploration on freedom and sacrifice.

Kwame Dawes is an award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican author of several books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction (including his debut novel, She's Gone, published by Akashic Books in 2007). He teaches at the University of South Carolina, where he is distinguished poet in residence and director of the USC Arts Institute and the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Dawes is the programmer for the annual Jamaican Calabash International Literary Festival.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kwame Dawes
Publisher: Akashic Books
Published: 09/01/2007
ISBN: 9781933354446
Pages: 72
Weight: 0.29lbs
Size: 8.88h x 6.19w x 0.27d

Review Citations: Library Journal 10/15/2007 pg. 70
Multicultural Review 03/01/2008 pg. 51
Gomer's Song is a re-rendering of the Bible story. In Gomer, a harlot who was the wife of the Old Testament prophet Hosea, Kwame Dawes finds the subject for a beautiful contemporary exploration on freedom and sacrifice.

Kwame Dawes is an award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican author of several books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction (including his debut novel, She's Gone, published by Akashic Books in 2007). He teaches at the University of South Carolina, where he is distinguished poet in residence and director of the USC Arts Institute and the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Dawes is the programmer for the annual Jamaican Calabash International Literary Festival.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kwame Dawes
Publisher: Akashic Books
Published: 09/01/2007
ISBN: 9781933354446
Pages: 72
Weight: 0.29lbs
Size: 8.88h x 6.19w x 0.27d

Review Citations: Library Journal 10/15/2007 pg. 70
Multicultural Review 03/01/2008 pg. 51