Thick with Trouble by Amber McBride

Thick with Trouble by Amber McBride

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OVERVIEW

From National Book Award finalist Amber McBride, a mystical, transcendent poetry collection about Black womanhood in the American South

In Thick with Trouble, award-winning poet Amber McBride interrogates if being “trouble”—difficult, unruly, fearsome, defiant—is ultimately a weakness or an incomparable source of strength. Steeped in the Hoodoo spiritual tradition and organized via reimagined tarot cards, this collection becomes a chorus of unapologetic women who laugh, cry, mesmerize, and bring outsiders to their knees. Summoning the supernatural to examine death, rebirth, and life outside the male gaze, Amber McBride has crafted a haunting, spellbinding, and strikingly original collection of poems that reckon with the force and complexity of Black womanhood.

PRODUCT INFO

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books (February 13, 2024)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143137476
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143137474
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.07 x 0.35 x 9.18 inches