An incisive new collection of poetry on political and contemporary themes. I'm made of murderers I'm made Of nobodies and immigrants and the poor and a whole / Family the mother's liver and her lungs In The Gilded Auction Block, the acclaimed poet Shane McCrae considers the present moment in America on its own terms as well as for what it says about the American project and Americans themselves. In the book's four sections, McCrae alternately responds...
258 pages ; 22 cm
"An unforgettable memoir by an award-winning poet about being kidnapped from his Black father and raised by his white supremacist grandparents"--