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Gomer's Song

(2007)
Black Goat
A collection of poems by

 
Gomer's Song is a re-rendering of the Bible story. In Gomer, a harlot who was the wife of the Old Testament prophet Hosea, Kwame Dawes finds the subject for a beautiful contemporary exploration on freedom and sacrifice.

Kwame Dawes is an award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican author of several books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction (including his debut novel, She's Gone, published by Akashic Books in 2007). He teaches at the University of South Carolina, where he is distinguished poet in residence and director of the USC Arts Institute and the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Dawes is the programmer for the annual Jamaican Calabash International Literary Festival.

 
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Paperback Editions

September 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Gomer's Song (Black Goat)
Author(s): Kwame Dawes
ISBN: 1-933354-44-5 / 978-1-933354-44-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Akashic Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Gomer's Song (Black Goat)
Author(s): Kwame Dawes
Publisher: Akashic Books
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