Most Way Home
- William Morrow
- Winner, National Poetry series 1993, selected by Lucille Clifton
- John C. Zacharis First Book Prize, from Ploughshares
Encompassing America's African-American landscape and rich oral histories of the South, a poetry collection centers on the concept of "home" and explores conflicts between black and white, North and South, ancestral and modern.
Reviews & Praise
"First books rarely sing with such controlled music. Young has a distinctive and unforgettable voice, virtuosic style, and mature command of his material. Any of these poems testifies to Young's genius. A marvelous book, a marvelous poet." Booklist