The Resource Ten thousand waves : poems, Wang Ping ; monoprints by Ruthann Godollei

Ten thousand waves : poems, Wang Ping ; monoprints by Ruthann Godollei

Label
Ten thousand waves : poems
Title
Ten thousand waves
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
Wang Ping ; monoprints by Ruthann Godollei
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A4769
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ten thousand waves : poems, Wang Ping ; monoprints by Ruthann Godollei
Publication
Note
"Wings Press books are distributed to the trade by Independent Publishers Group"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn871551637
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306452878
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 18275315-e2e0-48df-8cec-46ad3a04da79
  • 576538
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35625533
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871551637
  • pebcs1306452872

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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