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Call Us What We Carry: From the presidential inaugural poet

Gorman, Amanda

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Author: Gorman, Amanda
Publication date: 07/12/2021
Imprint: Chatto & Windus UK
Pages: 240
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781784744618

The breakout poetry collection by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman

The breakout poetry collection by Sunday Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman

Including 'The Hill We Climb,' the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this luminous poetry collection by Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing. In Call Us What We Carry, Gorman explores history, language, identity, and erasure through an imaginative and intimate collage. Harnessing the collective grief of a global pandemic, these poems shine a light on a moment of reckoning and reveal that Gorman has become our messenger from the past, our voice for the future.

Praise for 'The Hill We Climb'-

'I was profoundly moved... The power of your words blew me away' Michelle Obama, TIME

'I was thrilled' Hillary Clinton

'She spoke truth to power and embodied clear-eyed hope to a weary nation. She revealed us to ourselves' Lin-Manuel Miranda, TIME

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Weight 361 g
Dimensions 222 × 144 mm

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