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    Down to My Last Skin: Poems (Random Poets) (Paperback) By (author) Antjie Krog

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    DescriptionThis is the first collection of Antjie Krog s poetry to appear in English, and it cements her reputation as one of South Africa s greatest poets. Down to My Last Skin is her poetic exploration of her different identities, the layers that make the human condition so intricate, fragile and yet resilient.The collection is divided into seven clear sections which explore layers in Krog s life, and those in every individual.Down to My Last Skin was the inaugural winner of the FNB Vita Poetry Award in 2000. From Down to My Last Skin, p80(n) neither family nor friends says Lady Annetonight everything speaks through the dead towards meyour brittle bundle of bonesmy longestloved belovedlies lonely and longingly cradled somewhere lostand leanI am overwhelmingly awake tonightof me so little has becomeyou are all I had in this worldbeloved deathlingalone and cold it is behind my ribsAfrica had me giving up allit is so darkit is so bleaksoft beloved taunterof me so little has becomeI am downto my last skin"


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    Title
    Down to My Last Skin
    Subtitle
    Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Antjie Krog
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780958419550
    ISBN 10: 0958419558
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AFRICN
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 41
    B&T General Subject: 640
    DC21: 839.3615
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004170
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25730
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 21
    BISAC V2.8: POE007000
    DC22: 839.3615, 839.3/615
    LC classification: PT6592.21.R6 A24 2000
    Thema V1.0: DS, DC
    Edition
    2
    Publisher
    Random House (Pty) Ltd South Africa
    Imprint name
    Random House South Africa
    Publication date
    15 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Parklands