Driving with the Dead: Poems (Kentucky Voices) (Paperback)

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By Jane Hicks, George Ella Lyon (Foreword by)
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Appalachia is no stranger to loss. The region suffers regular ecological devastation wrought by strip mining, fracking, and deforestation as well as personal tragedy brought on by enduring poverty and drug addiction. In Driving with the Dead, Appalachian poet, teacher, and artist Jane Hicks weaves an earnest and impassioned elegy for an imperiled yet doggedly optimistic people and place. Exploring the roles that war, environment, culture, and violence play in Appalachian society, the hard-hittin.

About the Author

Jane Hicks is a teacher, poet, and fiber artist. She is the author of Blood and Bone Remember and the winner of the 2006 Book of the Year Award in Poetry from the Appalachian Writers Association.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813145556
ISBN-10: 0813145554
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: August 19th, 2014
Pages: 82
Language: English
Series: Kentucky Voices

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