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Mother Was a Rebel: In Praise of Gentle People Paperback – June, 2004

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: New South Books (June 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588381668
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588381668
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,955,507 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Helen Friedman Blackshear was Alabama's eighth poet laureate. A native of Tuscaloosa, she died in 2003. She is the author of nearly a dozen other books, including Creek Captives, Alabama Album, and Silver Songs. She also edited These I Would Keep, an anthology of verse by Alabama's poet laureates. Blackshear was a lively presence on the Alabama literary scene for many years, and was nominated Poet of the Year in 1986. She received the Distinguished Service Award from the Alabama Writer's Conclave in 1987.

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