Saving Face

By (author): Roy Miki

Roy Miki’s first poetry collection is an arresting, cleanly conceived series of meditations on the ties of family and place witnessed from his own place as a third-generation Japanese-Canadian. These exquisitely balanced poems trace the fragility of ancestral bonds.”The drama of Roy’s life–his family, politics, community, his unswerving passion for justice–is transformed here into burning coals that glow through the long, cold night.”–Joy Kogawa, author of Obasan

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Roy Miki

Roy Miki is the author of five books of poetry, including There (2006) and Surrender, which won the Governor General’s Award for poetry in 2002. A professor of literature at Simon Fraser University, now retired, Roy Miki was a pioneer of the Japanese Canadian redress movement, and his account, Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice, was published in 2005. He lives in Vancouver.

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Roy Miki’s first poetry collection is an arresting, cleanly conceived series of meditations on the ties of family and place witnessed from his own place as a third-generation Japanese-Canadian. These exquisitely balanced poems trace the fragility of ancestral bonds.”The drama of Roy’s life–his family, politics, community, his unswerving passion for justice–is transformed here into burning coals that glow through the long, cold night.”–Joy Kogawa, author of Obasan

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Dimensions:

91 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

January 16, 1991

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Turnstone Press

ISBN:

9780888011558

Book Subjects:

POETRY / General

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Language:

eng

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