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Angels for the Burning

Mura, David

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ISBN 10: 1929918585 / ISBN 13: 9781929918584
Published by BOA Editions, Rochester, NY, 2004
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8vo, 119 pp., A volume in the American Poets Continuum series. Bookseller Inventory # 033217

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Title: Angels for the Burning

Publisher: BOA Editions, Rochester, NY

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: softcover

Book Condition:Fine copy

Edition: 1st edition.

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In Angels for the Burning, David Mura examines the experience of contemporary Asian-Americans and the various aspects of familial history between first-, second-, and third-generation Japanese-Americans. Mura believes one of poetry’s tasks is to explore the challenges to our identities as we encounter various “others” and other visions of ourselves and our world. Mura’s new collection of poems attempts to accomplish this task.

David Mura is a poet, nonfiction writer, critic, playwright and performance artist. His numerous awards include a Lila Wallace Readers Digest Writer’s Award and two NEA fellow-ships. He has been featured in a number of PBS shows on literature, art and identity. He lives in Minneapolis, MN.

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David Mura is a poet, nonfiction writer, critic, playwright and performance artist. Mura's two previous poetry collections, The Colors of Desire (Carl Sandburg Literary Award winner), and, After We Lost Our Way (National Poetry Series Contest winner). His numerous awards include a Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Writers' Award, two NEA Fellowships, two Bush Foundation Fellowships, four Loft-McKnight Awards, and a Discovery/The Nation Award.

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