There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

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A TIME Magazine Best Paperback of 2017
One of Oprah Magazine's "Ten Best Books of 2017"

"This singular poetry collection is a dynamic meditation on the experience of, and societal narratives surrounding, contemporary black womanhood. . . . These exquisite poems defy categorization." --The New Yorker
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 135 x 211 x 15mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1941040535
  • 9781941040539
  • 174,829

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Morgan Parker''s bombastic second book profoundly expresses a black millennial consciousness with anger and appetite. Everywhere Parker looks, she sees a wildly messed-up world -- "There's far too many of me dying"; "The President be like/ we lost a young boy today." She also answers a personal and public mandate to re-envision it through humor and
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3,309 ratings
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3 20% (672)
2 4% (141)
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