New York: Basic Books/Perseus, 2000. Hardcover. xx, 261p., remainder mark otherwise a very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj.
Memoir by the late poet, dedicated to her father, "a West Indian elevator operator who wanted his only child to be successful--to attain the dignity and power allowed only to white men at the time. To advance this ambition, he repeatedly challenged the young June physically, psychologically and intellectually.. her father's 'military' training.." (from dj text).