A blend of fact, fiction, politics, and intimacy this poetry book chronicles a forgotten episode in American history and prefigure today s immigration debates. Between 1910 and 1940, Chinese immigrants to America were detained at the Angel Island Immigration Station in the San Francisco Bay. As they waited for weeks and months to know if they could land, some of the detainees wrote poems on the walls. All the poems on record were found in the men's barracks; the women's quarters were destroyed by a fire. The collection ...

Islanders 2016, Conundrum Press (Colorado)

ISBN-13: 9781942280316

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