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For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet's Journey

By: Blanco, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BEACON:

Seller ID: 9780807033807

ISBN: 0807033804

Condition: USED


"For All of Us, One Today" is a fluid, poetic account of Richard Blanco's life-changing experiences as the inaugural poet in 2013. In this brief and evocative narrative, he shares the story of the call from the White House committee and all the exhilaration and upheaval of the days that followed. For the first time, he reveals the inspiration and challenges--including his experiences as a Latino immigrant and gay man--behind the creation of the inaugural poem, "One Today," as well as two other poems commissioned for the occasion ("Mother Country" and "What We Know of Country"), published here ... View more info