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Like Water Running Off My Back: Poems Paperback – July 1, 2002

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He molds words like soft clay illustrating his thoughts and ideas on everything from culture to hip hop to life. -- Wendy Day, Rap Coalition

The poems are driven by a music heard in the deep recesses of our collective African-American memory. -- Charles Fuller, Pulitzer Prize Winner

About the Author

Molefi K. Asante, Jr. was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. Raised and educated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he is an English and African studies major at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. He has read his poetry in the United States, Africa, and Europe and is the winner of the 2002 American Academy of Poets Jean Corrie Prize. Asante, Jr. is currently working on a new novel, Freedom Diary.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 3.28 ounces
  • Paperback : 62 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1592210074
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1592210077
  • Publisher : Africa World Pr (July 1, 2002)
  • Product Dimensions : 5 x 0.25 x 8.5 inches
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings