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by Truong Tran




Poetry. In PLACING THE ACCENTS, Truong Tran makes a poetry at once gestural and minimal, sparse and rich, of my father's broken english and my vietnamese tongue/discarded resewn. As much as this book is concerned with the powers and failures of language, with the complications of negotiating a cultural netherworld born somewhere between rural Vietnam and urban America, it is also the ancient story of lost innocence and childhood, of a boy and his father, each struggling to find a true home, a true family, a true nation --Gillian Conoley. Truong Tran's wonderful book -- his poems are very much of-a-piece -- is brilliant, disarmingly honest, and deeply insightful. He has performed the marvelous: he has given us a world -- Sam Hamill.
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ISBN: 0966993713
ISBN13: 978-0966993714
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry
Author: Truong Tran
Language: English
Publisher: Apogee Press; 1 edition (October 1, 1999)
Pages: 72 pages
ePUB size: 1782 kb
FB2 size: 1697 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 452
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