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Nine Dragon Island (Hardcover) (Eleanor Goodman)

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"An alert, skeptical, passionate book about human understanding and its limitations."Robert Pinsky

"With a calm voice and distinct music, the poet speaks about love and loss and many micro-aspects of the human condition today. It is a splendid debut."Ha Jin

A linguistic tour-de-force that traverses cultural, psychological, and international boundaries.

Eleanor Goodman navigates between worlds, from a parent's cancer in Ohio to Hong Kong's Tolo Harbor to migrant workers in China. These poems are snapshots of daily life as lived and considered, moments of elegy and rejoicing. Goodman won the 2015 Lucien Stryk Prize and was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize for her translations of Chinese poetry.

Number of Pages: 105
Genre: Poetry
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Eleanor Goodman
Language: English
Street Date: December 6, 2016
TCIN: 52112190
UPC: 9781938890208
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-5637
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