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Their backs to the sea : poems and photographs

Author: Margaret Randall
Publisher: San Antonio, Tex. : Wings Press ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the Independent Publishers Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Detailing the natural and human history of Rapa Nui - more commonly known as Easter Island - this extraordinary collection of poems and photographs links together the ancient inhabitants of the most isolated, inhabited spot on earth with common concerns and hopes of the present. Illustrating the unique culture and ongoing struggle to survive against dramatic odds, this volume dramatically depicts the basic desires,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Randall, Margaret, 1936-
Their backs to the sea.
San Antonio, Tex. : Wings Press ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the Independent Publishers Group, 2009
(DLC) 2009020702
(OCoLC)316057826
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Randall
ISBN: 9781609400743 1609400747 9781609400729 1609400720
OCLC Number: 670429630
Description: 1 online resource (114 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Ahu Tongariki, as seen from the sea; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Relativity; Land and Seascape; Easter Island, Rapa Nui, or simply the land; Hare Paenga Foundation; Island Without a Name; Lone Pukau; Ahu Tongariki, closeup of two Moai; Palm leaf; Banana leaf; Fallen Moai at Ahu Akahanga; Moai fallen face down; Birdman house at Orongo; Bermed roofs of Birdman houses at Orongo; Moai inside Rano Raraku crater; Moai on outer flank of Rano Raraku; Pulling the Island Behind; Falling Moai on outer flank of Rano Raraku; Left Handed; Pulling the Island Behind; Migration; Ahu Tehai.
Responsibility: by Margaret Randall.

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Detailing the natural and human history of Rapa Nui - more commonly known as Easter Island - this collection of poems and photographs links together the ancient inhabitants of the most isolated,  Read more...

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"A major accomplishment from one of America's most radical poet-citizens . . . Randall's own photographs which thread the collection are powerful and stunning reclamations as well. Brava!" --Anne Read more...

 
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