Sediment

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Four Way Books, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 71 pages
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In Sandy Tseng’s first collection, leaving is both what remains and the act of going to another place, a different lifestyle, an unknown afterlife. This book recounts the pleasures and terrors of transition, of being “in between languages.” We travel with Tseng, learning that the sediment of our lives—received traditions, half-recalled memories, accrued possessions—might also be the fragments by which we recognize a future life, here or elsewhere.

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Contents

East Window
3
Notes from Hsin Chu
17
Harvest
31
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Among SANDY TSENG'S awards are the 2006 Discovery / The Nation Award, Crab Orchard Review's 2005 Richard Peterson Poetry Prize, and scholarships from the Vira I. Heinz Foundation and the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

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