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The Resource Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees, edited by Laren McClung

Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees, edited by Laren McClung

Label
Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees
Title
Inheriting the war
Title remainder
poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laren McClung
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LNC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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McClung, Laren
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Veterans' writings, American
  • Vietnamese literature
Label
Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees, edited by Laren McClung
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
from Child of the enemy / Quan Barry -- from The father of all things / Tom Bissell -- To a war correspondent ; Recollection / Star Black -- Lanterns ; Falling / Lily Katherine Bowen -- Air page. Petroleum ; Kapok ; Cork ; Ash ; Silk / Emily Brandt -- Split ; Los Angeles, Manila, Đà Nẵng / Cathy Linh Che -- Year of the hare / Teresa Mei Chuc -- Premetheus ; Year without dusting ; Achilles, Veterans' Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) / Brandon Courtney -- Viet Cong University ; Prisoner with a dictionary / Linh Dinh -- Aphasia / David Ellis -- Memories of my ghost brother / Heinz Insu Fenkl -- Practical joke ; from The ticking is the bomb / Nick Flynn -- The long shadow of war / Terrance Hayes -- In the war / Jennifer Jean -- How I didn't find my father's war in Vietnam / Adam Karlin -- The book I didn't write / Elmo Keep -- The stories they carried / Andrew Lam -- The gangster we are all looking for / Lê Thị Diễm Thúy -- Love and honor and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice / Nam Le -- Part of memory is forgetting / T.K. Lê -- Listen / Ada Limón -- July in Vietnam ; Aerial / Brian Ma -- How to move ; Bedtime story #1 / Sjohnna McCray -- Missing ; On the line ; Blue raft / Gardner McFall -- The things they carried that we carry ; from Hung lyres / Philip Metres -- Field ; A new Việt Nam / Mộng-Lan -- The Cloverleaf ; Phobias / Juan J. Morales -- Trouble man / John Murillo -- Women from the 1960s (I) ; A bullet fired into the night / Njô Tụ' Lập -- The good immigrant student / Bich Minh Nguyen -- Agent Orange poem ; Independence Day 2010 / Hoa Nguyen -- Buffet etiquette ; Cockfight ; Tater tot hot-dish / Hieu Minh Nguyen -- The wheel of history / Phong Nguyen -- The boat girl ; My mother ; Quảng trị / Nguyen Phan Que Mai -- The examples ; My father's laughter ; July ; August / Nguyễn Quang Thiều -- Mekong River ; Packing poem / Vaan Nguyen -- April 30 / Viet Thanh Hguyen -- Lavinia writing in the sand ; A history of bamboo / Deborah Paredez -- Father comes home from the wars. Part 1 ; Part 3 ; Part 7: Playing chopsticks ; Part 11: His eternal return--a play for my father / Suzan-Lori Parks -- The fall of Saigon / Andrew X. Pham -- Motherland / Aimee Phan -- War before memory: a Vietnamese American protest organizer's history against Miss Saigon / Bao Phi -- The boneyard / Ben Quick -- Jersey City / Ashley Romano -- Vanellinae ; What I know of doorways ; Love / Josephine Rowe -- Yellow flare ; Mall flare / Levi Rubeck -- Underground in Vietnam / Karen Russell -- Invasion / Brian Schwartz -- Kampuchean skin ; Left-behind looks for the apsaras ; When the war was over / Monica Sok -- from Ru / Kim Thúy -- Self-immolation ; Heirloom / Paul Tran -- The silent opening ; war dreams / Julie Thi Underhill -- Light from a burning citadel ; I the body of Laos and all my UXOs ; When the mountains rose beneath us, we became the valley / Mai Der Vang -- The uncanny / Chi Vu -- Twenty two ; The year of the pig ; Flower bomb / Vuong Quoc Vu -- The weight of our living: on hope, fire escapes, & visible desperation / Ocean Vuong -- A soundtrack of the war / Zachary Watterson -- Fisherman's hang ; Saint Michael, with Agent Orange / Adam Wiedewitsch -- War music awakening for soldier's daughter ; Song of napalm (by Bruce Weigl) / Hanh Nguyen Willbound -- Two days home ; In my father's words, 1969 / Matthew Wimberley -- The man in the jeep / Karen Spears Zacharias
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 415 pages
Isbn
9780393354287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009717493
  • (OCoLC)on1009717493
  • 926433
Label
Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees, edited by Laren McClung
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
from Child of the enemy / Quan Barry -- from The father of all things / Tom Bissell -- To a war correspondent ; Recollection / Star Black -- Lanterns ; Falling / Lily Katherine Bowen -- Air page. Petroleum ; Kapok ; Cork ; Ash ; Silk / Emily Brandt -- Split ; Los Angeles, Manila, Đà Nẵng / Cathy Linh Che -- Year of the hare / Teresa Mei Chuc -- Premetheus ; Year without dusting ; Achilles, Veterans' Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) / Brandon Courtney -- Viet Cong University ; Prisoner with a dictionary / Linh Dinh -- Aphasia / David Ellis -- Memories of my ghost brother / Heinz Insu Fenkl -- Practical joke ; from The ticking is the bomb / Nick Flynn -- The long shadow of war / Terrance Hayes -- In the war / Jennifer Jean -- How I didn't find my father's war in Vietnam / Adam Karlin -- The book I didn't write / Elmo Keep -- The stories they carried / Andrew Lam -- The gangster we are all looking for / Lê Thị Diễm Thúy -- Love and honor and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice / Nam Le -- Part of memory is forgetting / T.K. Lê -- Listen / Ada Limón -- July in Vietnam ; Aerial / Brian Ma -- How to move ; Bedtime story #1 / Sjohnna McCray -- Missing ; On the line ; Blue raft / Gardner McFall -- The things they carried that we carry ; from Hung lyres / Philip Metres -- Field ; A new Việt Nam / Mộng-Lan -- The Cloverleaf ; Phobias / Juan J. Morales -- Trouble man / John Murillo -- Women from the 1960s (I) ; A bullet fired into the night / Njô Tụ' Lập -- The good immigrant student / Bich Minh Nguyen -- Agent Orange poem ; Independence Day 2010 / Hoa Nguyen -- Buffet etiquette ; Cockfight ; Tater tot hot-dish / Hieu Minh Nguyen -- The wheel of history / Phong Nguyen -- The boat girl ; My mother ; Quảng trị / Nguyen Phan Que Mai -- The examples ; My father's laughter ; July ; August / Nguyễn Quang Thiều -- Mekong River ; Packing poem / Vaan Nguyen -- April 30 / Viet Thanh Hguyen -- Lavinia writing in the sand ; A history of bamboo / Deborah Paredez -- Father comes home from the wars. Part 1 ; Part 3 ; Part 7: Playing chopsticks ; Part 11: His eternal return--a play for my father / Suzan-Lori Parks -- The fall of Saigon / Andrew X. Pham -- Motherland / Aimee Phan -- War before memory: a Vietnamese American protest organizer's history against Miss Saigon / Bao Phi -- The boneyard / Ben Quick -- Jersey City / Ashley Romano -- Vanellinae ; What I know of doorways ; Love / Josephine Rowe -- Yellow flare ; Mall flare / Levi Rubeck -- Underground in Vietnam / Karen Russell -- Invasion / Brian Schwartz -- Kampuchean skin ; Left-behind looks for the apsaras ; When the war was over / Monica Sok -- from Ru / Kim Thúy -- Self-immolation ; Heirloom / Paul Tran -- The silent opening ; war dreams / Julie Thi Underhill -- Light from a burning citadel ; I the body of Laos and all my UXOs ; When the mountains rose beneath us, we became the valley / Mai Der Vang -- The uncanny / Chi Vu -- Twenty two ; The year of the pig ; Flower bomb / Vuong Quoc Vu -- The weight of our living: on hope, fire escapes, & visible desperation / Ocean Vuong -- A soundtrack of the war / Zachary Watterson -- Fisherman's hang ; Saint Michael, with Agent Orange / Adam Wiedewitsch -- War music awakening for soldier's daughter ; Song of napalm (by Bruce Weigl) / Hanh Nguyen Willbound -- Two days home ; In my father's words, 1969 / Matthew Wimberley -- The man in the jeep / Karen Spears Zacharias
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 415 pages
Isbn
9780393354287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009717493
  • (OCoLC)on1009717493
  • 926433

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