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Ganbatte

Author: Sarah Kortemeier
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2019]
Series: Wisconsin poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ganbatte is a Japanese word that means "do your best." In this vivid debut collection, Sarah Kortemeier wrestles with striving to meet this goal. Shifting between continents, languages, and remembered violences, she explores what it means to experience history as a tourist. She also asks how the grandchildren of those who fought in World War II move forward with the burdens of the past. Refusing to offer easy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Kortemeier
ISBN: 9780299325145 0299325148
OCLC Number: 1089257895
Awards: Winner, Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry
Description: xi, 77 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Wisconsin poetry series.
Responsibility: Sarah Kortemeier.

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Ganbatte is a Japanese word that means ""do your best"". In this vivid debut collection, Sarah Kortemeier wrestles with striving to meet this goal. Shifting between continents, languages, and  Read more...

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