- By Tyrone Williams

Howell

  • Title: Howell
  • Author: Tyrone Williams
  • ISBN: 9781891190339
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Howell Poetry African American Studies I began writing HOWELL about fifteen years ago in the wake of the Oklahoma bombing and subsequent trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols Michael Fortier was given

    Poetry African American Studies I began writing HOWELL about fifteen years ago in the wake of the Oklahoma bombing and subsequent trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols Michael Fortier was given partial immunity in exchange for his testimony against McVeigh The title refers to some newspaper accounts of the itinerary of McVeigh in Michigan when he visited and stPoetry African American Studies I began writing HOWELL about fifteen years ago in the wake of the Oklahoma bombing and subsequent trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols Michael Fortier was given partial immunity in exchange for his testimony against McVeigh The title refers to some newspaper accounts of the itinerary of McVeigh in Michigan when he visited and stayed at the Nichols brothers home near Howell, Michigan The location of the Nichols house, near Troy, Michigan, is actually nowhere near Howell, and this error is the catalyst for the poem, itself a kind of writing through the history of Howell, Michigan there are, at last count, at least four different histories of Howell online, and these constitute the major divisions of the poem , as well as the birthplaces, towns and regions of Nichols and Fortier Tyrone Williams

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