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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780525247586
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/25/1989
  • Series: National Poetry Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 20.00 (w) x 20.00 (h) x 20.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Grandfather and Grandmother in Love 3
The Hibakusha's Letter (1955) 4
Letters from Poston Relocation Camp (1942-45) 6
An Argument: On 1942 10
Suite for Grandfather & Grandmother Uyemura: Relocation 11
A Nisei Picnic: From An Album 14
Song for Uncle Tom, Tonto and Mr. Moto 15
These Years Are Obscure, Their Chronicle Uncertain 17
Nantucket Honeymoon 19
The Natives 21
To the Subject, No Address 25
Ninetto at Evening 26
Family and Friends 28
Trials: (A) Offense, (B) The Court, The Circus, The Dream 32
Intermission: Postcard from Rome 36
Letter to Morante: the Pesaro Film Festival and Roland Barthes 39
Letter to Moravia 40
From the Pages of Corriere della Sera (Oct. 29, 1975): A Lutheran Letter 42
A Violent Life 44
A Fascist Death, A Purgatorial Dream 47
An Epitaph for Pier Pasolini (1922-1975): Open & Shut 48
The Architect's Son 51
Le Vice-Consul - Or: Duras 53
Huy Nguyen: Brothers, Drowning Cries 55
Lan Nguyen: The Uniform of Death (1971) 58
Hope Without Hope 61
The Bookstore 62
Lost in the Philippines 65
The One Who Tells, The One Who Burns 67
Grandfather-in-Law 71
Elegy for a Poet 73
The Emergency Room 74
This Loss, This Brightness 77
Notes 80
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