MEMORIAL DRIVE is Pulitzer Prize winner Trethewey's memoir of her tumultuous upbringing as a mixed race child in Mississippi, the 1985 murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, her struggles with anger and grief, and how those forces shaped her growth as an artist. Truly moving, with the pointed and powerful prose of a decorated poet, this is a engrossing memoir from one of our most celebrated and important contemporary writers.
THIS COPY (shown below) is hand signed on a page bound into the book It is a new, unopened first edition and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature. Published in July, 2020 by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins.
NATASHA TRETHEWEY (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is a former United States poet laureate and is the author of over half a dozen books, one of which, Native Guard, won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Thank you Natasha Trethewey for signing our books.