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Wild geese sorrow

Jeffrey Thomas Leong

Wild geese sorrow

The Chinese wall inscriptions at Angel Island

by Jeffrey Thomas Leong

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrants" writings, Chinese,
  • Chinese,
  • Angel Island Immigration Station (Calif.),
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Chinese poetry,
  • Immigrants,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    New translations by Jeffrey Thomas Leong -- from cover

    StatementTranslated from the Chinese by Jeffrey Thomas Leong
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 187 pages
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952566M
    ISBN 101944593063
    ISBN 109781944593063
    OCLC/WorldCa1038531957


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Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island was launched nationally at the AWP Conference in Tampa, FL on March 8, at a reading of Calypso Editions authors. See this website’s Calendar page for upcoming Book Tour events.

Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island Paperback – January 1, by Jeffrey Thomas Leong (translator) (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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New translations by Jeffrey Thomas Leong ISBN: PUBLICATION DATE: March 1, FORMAT: Trade Paperback, Pages Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island narrates the experience of Chinese Americans detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station near San Francisco, California, as told through poetry carved upon the men’s barrack walls.

Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island narrates the experience of Chinese Americans detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station near San Francisco, California, as told through poetry carved upon the men’s barrack walls.

The book provides an ample selection of 70 poems from the plus available, which tell of loneliness, anger and outrage of the detainees. Wild Geese Sorrow. A Discussion with Author and Poet. Jeffrey Leong. J oin us for an evening talk with Jeffrey Leong, author of the new book “Wild Geese Sorrow”.

The deep anger, sorrow, and loneliness of Chinese immigrant detainees held at the Angel Island Immigration Station between are revealed in a new book of translations by East Bay poet and writer Jeffrey Thomas Leong.

About Wild Geese Sorrow. Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island by Jeffrey Thomas Leong is the first new translation in almost 40 years and takes readers through the deep anger, sorrow, and loneliness felt by the Chinese immigrant detainees at the Angel Island Immigration Station between   JL: As mentioned previously, Wild Geese Sorrow is a book of poetry and contains neither oral histories nor other historical glosses, except for a brief introduction and extensive endnotes.

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A Word Week event: Chinese Detainee Poetry at Angel Island Author Jeffrey Thomas Leong will read from his translation of Angel Island poetry in Wild Geese Sorrow: The Chinese Wall Inscriptions at Angel Island, winner of the Northern California Book Award for Translation in Poetry, and original poems about the detainee experience from Writ, his most recent book.

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