Tender Spot: Selected Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Naomi Shihab Nye

Tender Spot: Selected Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Naomi Shihab Nye year 2015
  • Book name: Tender Spot: Selected Poems
  • Author: Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Release date: 2015/3/21
  • Publisher: BLOODAXE BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781780372808
  • Rating: 8.65 of 10
  • Votes: 93
  • Review by: Randy Mcmahan
  • Review rating: 9.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/15
  • Total pages: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Naomi Shihab Nye is a wandering poet. For nearly 40 years she has travelled America and the world to read and teach. Born in Missouri to a Palestinian father and an American mother, she grew up in St Louis, Jerusalem and San Antonio. Drawing on her Palestinian- American background, the cultural diversity of Texas, and her experiences in Asia, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America and the Middle East, her poetry 'reflects this textured heritage, which endowed her with an openness to the experiences of others and a sense of continuity across borders' (Bill Moyers). Through her empathetic use of poetic language, she reveals the shining nature of our daily lives, whether writing about local life in her inner-city Texan neighbourhood or the daily rituals of Jews and Palestinians in the war-torn Middle East. Probing the fragile connection between language and meaning, she shows how lives are marked by tragedy, inequity and misunderstanding, and that our best chance of surviving losses and shortcomings is to be acutely aware of the sacred in all things.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H6M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets
  • Available formats: AZW, DOC, PDF, TXT, CSV, WORD, EPUB, FB2. Compressed in RZ, RPM, ZIP, TBZ2, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x216x14mm
  • Weight: 298g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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