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Drawing the Line #2020

Drawing the Line Inada hip hops from Buddhism to Soul the mountains to jazz concentration camps to Charlie Parker

  • Title: Drawing the Line
  • Author: Lawson Fusao Inada
  • ISBN: 9781566890601
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback
  • Drawing the Line By Lawson Fusao Inada, Inada hip hops from Buddhism to Soul, the mountains to jazz, concentration camps to Charlie Parker.

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    1. Inada s book of poems pays his respect to his elders, those in his family and beyond It opens with a prose meditation on a photograph of Inada as a young boy and his paternal grandmother There are poems to his grandparents and a long prose poem to a larger than life uncle who made all kinds of horticultural life thrive in his personal atmosphere There are also love poems to his big Latina sisters and his fellow Latina brothers, with whom he grew up in their neighborhood in Fresno, California A p [...]

    2. What I love about this collection is how sonically dense and layered with meaning seemingly simple words and combinations of have here I dig Inada s lines and music, and most especially, I dig that in his chattiness, and use of conversational language colloqualisms he is always conscious that he is storytelling to a very present audience, many of whom are hooked in my his jazziness and who stay because his stories are so interesting And in sticking around for his stories, we find the teller of t [...]

    3. Met the man Very funny guy, embodies Bill Cosby in voice and spirit Book brings some of that through, some interesting things in here Inada was in a Japanese internment camp during WWII Not mind blowing but good And he lives in Ashland, Oregon too

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