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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date January 3, 1998
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780571144594
ISBN-10 0571144594
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $28.25
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
There are two currents of history in the author's poem, the visible history charted in events - the tribal losses of the American Indian and the tragedy of African enslavement - and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A poem in five books, of circular narrative design, titled with the Greek name for Homer, which simultaneously charts two currents of history: the visible history charted in events - the tribal losses of the American Indian, the tragedy of African enslavement - and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374225919
 
from Farrar Straus & Giroux (August 1, 1990)
9780374225919 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $30.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374523503 Book cover for 9780571144594
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Gardners Books (January 3, 1998)
9780571144594 | details & prices | 336 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $28.25
About: There are two currents of history in the author's poem, the visible history charted in events - the tribal losses of the American Indian and the tragedy of African enslavement - and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile.
Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 1, 1992)
9780374523503 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $18.00
Prebinding
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008)
9781439505519 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.08 lbs | List price $25.00
About: A poem in five books, of circular narrative design, titled with the Greek name for Homer, which simultaneously charts two currents of history: the visible history charted in events - the tribal losses of the American Indian, the tragedy of African enslavement - and the interior, unwritten epic fashioned from the suffering of the individual in exile.

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