Tatted Lace and Other Handmade Poems by Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel

Tatted Lace and Other Handmade Poems by Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel

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Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel's poems bear powerful witness to one of the nation's most dramatic sagas, the Dustbowl exodus of the 1930's Depression era, and chronicle the lives of workers in California's hot Central Valley towns over the decades. Born to an Oklahoma sharecropping family, and part Cherokee, McDaniel began writing when she was eight, and has kept on through a lifetime of working on farms, even when poverty forced her to write on old envelopes and brown paper bags.

 

This edition of Tatted Lace brings back all the original material of 41 poems and eight short pieces of prose, and includes nine additional poems and one prose not yet published.

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