Most Way Home

  • 1995
  • William Morrow
  • Hardcover
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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.

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"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