Book , Print in English

Notes from no man's land : American essays

Eula Biss.
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, ©2009.
  • 230 pages ; 21 cm
Subjects
Summary
  • A volume of essays by the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize-winning author of The Balloonists considers her mixed heritage as the daughter of a Jamaican father and white mother who embraces a West African faith, the legacy of the Reconstruction as taught in public schools, and the nation's misconceptions about pioneer nobility.
Contents
  • Time and distance overcome
  • Relations
  • Three songs of salvage
  • Land mines
  • Goodbye to all that
  • Black news
  • Letter to Mexico
  • Babylon
  • Back to Buxton
  • Is this Kansas
  • No man's land
  • Nobody knows your name
  • All apologies.
Other information
  • Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, 2009
  • Awards: Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, 2009
ISBN
  • 9781555975180
  • 1555975186
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2008935599
  • OCLC: 276908234
  • OCLC: 276908234