Between the Doorposts

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Ekstasis Editions, 2004 - Poetry - 79 pages
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A daughter of survivors gives voice to the passion and pain of post-holocaust experience in this extraordinary first book of poetry by Isa Milman. Ancient Hebrew melodies sing of a family and life now lost, and the revelation of a new world, as the poet wrestles with identity and personal 'place.'
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Family History
24
Four Songs About Laundry
38
For Enrica
51
Utopia Parkway
63
Notes
77
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Isa Milman is a poet and visual artist who lives in Victoria, BC. Born a displaced person in Germany in 1949, she grew up in the United States and came to Canada in 1975. She 's a graduate of Tufts University, and holds a Masters of Rehabilitation Science from McGill, where she taught for a decade. Her chapbook, Seven Fat Years, was published by Frog Hollow Press in 2002. Each of her two previous books has won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for poetry.

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