The winged seed: a remembrance

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Simon & Schuster, Mar 8, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 205 pages
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A personal account by the celebrated Chinese-American poet offers a magical work of memory and myth that recounts a childhood of exile, his father's imprisonment, his discovery of the significance of history, and his search for identity. 25,000 first printing. Tour.

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THE WINGED SEED: A Remembrance

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Part remembrance, part waking dream, this is a haunting exploration of memory, identity, love, and exile. This memoir focuses on poet Lee's (The City in Which I Love You, not reviewed) recollections ... Read full review

The winged seed: a remembrance

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An autobiography at once intimate and sweeping, this work traces the path followed by poet Lee (Rose, BOA Editions, dist. by Consortium, 1986, and The City in Which I Love You, BOA Editions, dist. by ... Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. His most recent book of poetry, Book of My Nights (BOA Editions, 2001), is his third. His first collection, Rose, is in its 29th printing having sold over 80000 copies. Rose is one of the best selling poetry titles in U.S. history.

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