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Author Wang, Ping, 1957- author.

Title Ten thousand waves : poems / Wang Ping ; monoprints by Ruthann Godollei.

Publication Info. San Antonio, Texas : Wings Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Note Print version record.
"Wings Press books are distributed to the trade by Independent Publishers Group"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; I: Bargain; A Hakka Man Farms Rare Earth in South China; Dust Angels; Bargain; Young Monk at Debating Court; Winter Worm, Summer Plant; All Roads to Lhasa; Time to Go Down the Mountain; Solstice in Lhasa; Luosang's Dream; Paradise; She Shines Shoes at the Metal City of Yongkang; The Snail Catcher; Song of Twenty-Four Solar Terms; The Collector; The Newlyweds' Bedroom: A Migrant Story, Chongming, Shanghai; Plunged into the Sea; Wild Pheasant; II: The Price of a Finger; The Price of a Finger; The Last Son of China.
In Search of Chinese PoetsThis Is Not Violence; III: Crossing the Line; This Is How You Cross the Line; WX Speaks from China Wok; Ten Thousand Waves; The Great Summons; My Name Is Suni; Notes; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Back Cover.
Summary Wang Ping's collection looks at a wide swathe of Chinese history and literature, and examines various issues stemming from immigration to America. She conveys the voices of centuries of farmers and factory laborers, revolutionaries, writers, artists and craftsmen. She has a unique gift for telling small stories with powerful emotional effects. The title poem, ""Ten Thousand Waves, "" was inspired by a tragedy that occurred on February 5, 2004. More than twenty Chinese laborers were drowned in Morecambe Bay, England, when they were caught by an incoming tide. They were collecting cockl.
Subject Chinese Americans -- 21st century. -- Poetry.
POETRY -- American -- Asian American.
Added Author Godollei, Ruthann, illustrator.
Added Title Poems. Selections
Other Form: Print version: Wang, Ping, 1957- Poems. Selections. Ten thousand waves 9781609403508 (DLC) 2013041165 (OCoLC)861335274
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