"The world is not a pleasant place to be without someone to hold and be held by": Nikki Giovanni's My House; Signed by Her
My House: Poems by Nikki Giovanni.
Giovanni, Nikki. Foreword by Ida Lewis.$25.00
Item Number: 89111
New York: Morrow Paperback Editions, 1974.
Early printing of this collection of poems by Nikki Giovanni. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Nikki Giovanni on the half-title page. In near fine condition. A nice example.
In My House, Nikki Giovanni writes of mothers, children, childhood memories, houses and their rooms, black leaders, and black Africa. "Talent is light, but mature talent is a beacon and Nikki Giovanni has, by her own words, joined that small band of talented people who try to show us all the way to go home" - The Los Angeles Times.