The Thorn Puller

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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.62
Publisher
Stone Bridge Press
Publish Date
Pages
280
Dimensions
5.5 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781737625308

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About the Author

HIROMI ITO came to national attention in Japan in the 1980s for her groundbreaking poetry about pregnancy, childbirth, and female sexuality. After relocating to the U.S. in the 1990s, she began to write about the immigrant experience and biculturalism. In recent years, she has focused on the ways that dying and death shape human experience. English translations include Killing Kanoko and Wild Grass on the Riverbank.


JEFFREY ANGLES is a writer and professor of Japanese at Western Michigan University. He is the first non-native poet writing in Japanese to win the Yomiuri Prize for Literature, a highly coveted prize for poetry. His translation of the modernist classic The Book of the Dead by Shinobu Orikuchi won both the Miyoshi Award and the Scaglione Prize for translation.