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And So I Was Blessed
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ean: 9781630450526, isbn: 1630450529,
And So I Was Blessed weaves together three narrative strands: a tourist visiting Viet Nam, a son sojourning to his father's village in the Mekong Delta, and a professor leading his students on a term abroad, all for the first time. Running throughout...
Birds of Paradise: Poems
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ean: 9780899241203, isbn: 0899241204,
A third generation Japanese American, Kitano writes with an eerie, clarified composure of her family's struggles--immigration, culture shock, internment--and of her own private struggle to understand them and herself. Her confident, beautifully craft...
Each Crumbling House
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ean: 9780979458231, isbn: 0979458234,
Winner of the 2010 Perugia Press Prize, Each Crumbling House discusses how lineage is influenced by immigration, culture, and language. In what ways do expectations, ideas, and acts of inheritance consume us? Gee asks about inheriting a language that...
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ean: 9780914086970, isbn: 0914086979,
In Liu's text the ascent, the ecstatic apprehension of the divine (he is a religious poet, there are no two ways about it, though perhaps there are twenty) can be effected only by a demonic insistence upon abjection, upon the descent. He shrives hims...
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ean: 9781938584053, isbn: 1938584058,
"Split crosses borders, exposing truths and dreams, violations of body and mind, aligning them until the deep push-pull of silence and song become a bridge. And here we cross over into a landscape where beauty interrogates, and we encounter a voice t...
Goddess of Democracy: an Occupy lyric (Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Contest)
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ean: 9781632430403, isbn: 1632430401,
Selected by Cathy Park Hong as winner of the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book PrizeWritten in and of the protest encampments of one of the most sophisticated Occupy movements in recent history, Goddess of Democracy attempts to understand the disobedience...
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781630450069, isbn: 1630450065,
In his first full-length collection, GRUEL, Bunkong Tuon documents the lives of Cambodian refugees and explores the poetic landscape of a Cambodian America. Written tenderly, with honesty, intelligence, and occasional humor, GRUEL is populated by sur...
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ean: 9781566892780, isbn: 1566892783,
What does it mean to be a Global Citizen in an era of constant war, rampant industrialization, and ever-advancing technology? Lee’s ever-wandering cultural and spiritual nomads struggle to make sense of what it means to be a citizen of an increasin...
The Colors of Desire: Poems
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ean: 9780385474610, isbn: 038547461X,
A collection of poems by the author of Turning Japanese, exploring race and sexuality, history and identity, through the lens of desire.ISBN13: 9780385474610. Condition: New. Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking prov...
We Grow Old: 53 Chinese Love Poems
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ean: 9780981693675, isbn: 0981693679,
Yu-Han Chao writes with delicacy and power. Her poems speak on many levels about life, relationships and personal nightmares. Her work flows from a mix of traditional Chinese culture, contemporary Taiwan and post-modern America. The resulting poems c...
Invisible Gifts: Poems
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ean: 9781945665080, isbn: 1945665084,
In her first full-length collection of poems, Win depicts a colorful world imbued with unexpected paradoxes: nature is both comforting and savagely unnerving; love is permanent and fleeting; the accuracy and flaws of memory abound. Her experiences wi...
Camp Notes and Other Writings
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780813526065, isbn: 081352606X,
Two collections by an important Asian American writer -- Camp Notes and Other Poeems and Desert Run: Poems and Stories -- return to print in one volume.Mitsuye Yamada was born in Kyushu, Japan, and raised in Seattle, Washington, until the outbreak of...
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ean: 9781101947074, isbn: 1101947071,
A captivating, no-holds-barred collection of new poems from an acclaimed poet and novelist with a fierce and original voice Dothead is an exploration of selfhood both intense and exhilarating. Within the first pages, Amit Majmudar asserts the claims ...
Debts & Lessons
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ean: 9781890650803, isbn: 1890650803,
The poems in Lynn Xu’s striking debut collection, Debts & Lessons, travel under the power of history’s illusory engine and echo its ululations of love, violence, and lament. Named after the first part of Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations, this book...
Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows (Stahlecker Selections)
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ean: 9781935536499, isbn: 1935536494,
“Everyone warns us off the rocks. / But what will keep us from the river?” Leigh asks in her debut collection, which pieces together a kind of mythology in which the surreal and celestial coexist with the realities of childhood abuse as an adult ...
Hua Shi Hua [Drawings and Poems from China] (The New Series)
ean: 9781934103715, isbn: 1934103713,
Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Jen Hyde spent an academic year in Shanghai investigating her diasporic Chinese identity and her relationship to the language of one of her two cultures. The result is this book, the sections of which are based...
Red Juice: Poems 1998-2008
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mpn: 9781933517926, ean: 9781933517926, isbn: 1933517921,
"Hoa Nguyen's poems probe dailiness to divorce us from our base assumptions about how language might present the world to us. Her poems comprise some of the most inviting lyrics I've found in a living poet."—Bookslut"Phrase by phrase Nguyen's work ...
ean: 9781940090078, isbn: 1940090075,
Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Ginger Ko's INHERIT is a multi-generational testament of the trauma of immigration, domesticity, flight, and intergenerational wounds. Writing as a woman first, Ko lays bare a collective "I" in this raw, measur...
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780990320456, isbn: 0990320456,
Oklahoma Book Award FinalistIn her first collection of poems, Jenny Yang Cropp writes about growing up mixed-race, overcoming abandonment and addiction, and surviving the enormity of grief. Moving from supernovas to microscopic black holes, these poe...
We Play a Game (Yale Series of Younger Poets)
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ean: 9780300230871, isbn: 0300230877,
Duy Doan’s striking debut reveals the wide resonance of the collection’s unassuming title, in poems that explore—now with abundant humor, now with a deeply felt reserve—the ambiguities and tensions that mark our effort to know our histories, ...
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