Opal Moore (Author)
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DescriptionChronicles the migration of African Americans from the echoing expanses of Mississippi to the hustle of Chicago life. Chicago-native Opal Moore's poems speak of long-ago ancestors whose presence resonates through time, life, and love. Noted for her graceful wordsmithing, Moore tells of the transgressions of transplantation with heart-wrenching honesty and skill.
Third World Press
July 01, 2004
6.42 X 9.08 X 0.36 inches | 0.41 pounds
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About the Author
Opal Moore is an associate professor and chair of the department of English at Spelman College. Her fiction and poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including Callaloo Magazine, Connecticut Review, and Homeplaces: Stories of the South by Women Writers.