Baker & Taylor A collection of poetic meditations by the National Book Critics Circle Award-finalist author of Leaving Saturn evaluates the solemn richness of everyday lives, from a grandfather who gardens in a tenement backyard to a teacher to renames her black students after French painters.
Norton Pub Lush meditations by a poet whose previous book, Leaving Saturn, was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist.
In Hoops, Major Jackson continues to mine the solemn marvels of ordinary lives: a grandfather gardens in a tenement backyard; a teacher unconsciously renames her black students after French painters. The substance of Jackson's art is the representation of American citizens whose heroic endurance makes them remarkable and transcendent.
Baker & Taylor Collects poetic meditations evaluating everyday life, from a grandfather gardening in a tenement backyard to a teacher who unconsciouly renames her black students after French painters.