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Publisher Comments:

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the bestselling author of the novels Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spices; the story collections The Unknown Errors of Our Lives and Arranged Marriage, which received several awards, including the American Book Award; and four collections of prize-winning poetry. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Ms., Zoetrope, Good Housekeeping, O: The Oprah Magazine, The Best American Short Stories 1999, and The New York Times. Born in India, Divakaruni lives near Houston.

For further information about Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, visit her Web site at www.chitradivakaruni.com.

Synopsis:

The author's third book of poetry, parts of which have won a Pushcart Prize and an Allen Ginsberg Prize, explores images of India in art and culture and the Indian experience in America, including the author's own experiences. Original.

Synopsis:

Like Divakaruni's much-loved and bestselling short story collection Arranged Marriage, this collection of poetry deals with India and the Indian experience in America, from the adventures of going to a convent school in India run by Irish nuns (Growing up in Darjeeling) to the history of the earliest Indian immigrants in the U.S. (Yuba City Poems).

Groups of interlinked poems divided into six sections are peopled by many of the same characters and explore varying themes. Here, Divakaruni is particularly interested in how different art forms can influence and inspire each other. One section, en

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307476760
Subtitle:
New and Selected Poems
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
Author:
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Poetry : Asian
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
India Poetry.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
East Indian Americans
Subject:
India
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
East Indian Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19970714
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
114

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"Synopsis" by , The author's third book of poetry, parts of which have won a Pushcart Prize and an Allen Ginsberg Prize, explores images of India in art and culture and the Indian experience in America, including the author's own experiences. Original.
"Synopsis" by , Like Divakaruni's much-loved and bestselling short story collection Arranged Marriage, this collection of poetry deals with India and the Indian experience in America, from the adventures of going to a convent school in India run by Irish nuns (Growing up in Darjeeling) to the history of the earliest Indian immigrants in the U.S. (Yuba City Poems).

Groups of interlinked poems divided into six sections are peopled by many of the same characters and explore varying themes. Here, Divakaruni is particularly interested in how different art forms can influence and inspire each other. One section, en

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