Search - List of Books by Al Young

Al Young (May 31, 1939, Ocean Springs, Mississippi) is an American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and professor. On May 15, 2005 he was named Poet Laureate of California by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In appointing Young as Poet Laureate, the Governor praised him: "He is an educator and a man with a passion for the Arts. His remarkable talent and sense of mission to bring poetry into the lives of Californians is an inspiration." Muriel Johnson, Director of the California Arts Council declared: "Like jazz, Al Young is an original American voice." Young’s many books include novels, collections of poetry, essays, and memoirs. His work has appeared in literary journals and magazines including Paris Review, Ploughshares, Essence, The New York Times, Chicago Review, Seattle Review, Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature, Chelsea, Rolling Stone, Gathering of the Tribes, and in anthologies including the Norton Anthology of African American Literature, and the Oxford Anthology of African American Literature.

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Total Books: 42
Four Roses The Return of a Whiskey Legend
2010 - Four Roses the Return of a Whiskey Legend (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781935497295
ISBN-10: 1935497294
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American Ethnic Writers
2008 - American Ethnic Writers [Great Events from History] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781587654626
ISBN-10: 1587654628
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Something About the Blues
2007 - Something About the Blues [Book & CD] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781402210648
ISBN-10: 1402210647
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Sound of Dreams Remembered Poems 1990-2000
2006 - The Sound of Dreams Remembered Poems 1990-2000 (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781427601148
ISBN-10: 1427601143
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Shifting Gears My Global Bike Odyssey
2005 - Shifting Gears My Global Bike Odyssey (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781412058162
ISBN-10: 1412058163
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
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Mingus/Mingus  Two Memoirs
2004 - Mingus/mingus Two Memoirs (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780879101497
ISBN-10: 0879101490
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Straight No Chaser
1997 - Straight No Chaser (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887391064
ISBN-10: 0887391060
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Who Is Angelina A Novel
1996 - Who Is Angelina a Novel [California Fiction] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520207127
ISBN-10: 0520207122
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Conjugal Visits
1996 - Conjugal VIsits (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887391187
ISBN-10: 0887391184
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Drowning in the Sea of Love Musical Memoirs
1995 - Drowning in the Sea of Love Musical Memoirs (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780880013888
ISBN-10: 0880013885
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Heaven
1992 - Heaven (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887390692
ISBN-10: 0887390692
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Seduction by Light
1989 - Seduction By Light (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780749300715
ISBN-10: 074930071X
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Mingus/Mingus
1989 - Mingus/mingus (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780887390678
ISBN-10: 0887390676
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Sitting Pretty
1986 - Sitting Pretty (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887390173
ISBN-10: 088739017X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Ask Me Now
1980 - Ask Me Now (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780283986741
ISBN-10: 0283986743
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Who is Angelina
1978 - Who Is Angelina (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780283984617
ISBN-10: 0283984619
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sitting Pretty
1977 - Sitting Pretty (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451074935
ISBN-10: 0451074939
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Geography of the near past  poems
1976 - Geography of the Near Past Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780030138812
ISBN-10: 0030138817
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Snakes
Snakes (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780030845352
ISBN-10: 0030845351
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The Song Turning Back Into Itself
The Song Turning Back Into Itself (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780030866920
ISBN-10: 0030866928
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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African-American Literature  A Brief Introduction and Anthology
African-american Literature a Brief Introduction and Anthology [Harpercollins Literary Mosaic] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780673990174
ISBN-10: 0673990176
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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