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Title:
American identities : contemporary multicultural voices
Author:
Pack, Robert, 1929-
Publication Information:
Hanover : Published by University Press of New England [for] Middlebury College Press, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
xiii, 373 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Homecoming -- Queens, 1963 / Julia Alvarez -- Chicago highbrow / James Atlas -- Bank examiners / Pinckney Benedict -- A late start in Mississippi / Larry Brown -- Advanced biology / Judity Ortiz Cofer -- Hudson Hornet -- Maternity -- Translations -- Times Square Hotel - basement floor -- First Baptist Church: Princeton New Jersey / William C. Cook -- The boy with beer / Melvin Dixon -- Home / Michael Dorris -- Conversions / Louise Erdrich -- Kubota / Garrett Hongo -- Reconstruction / Robert Houston -- How I got to be Jewish / Erica Jong -- Monticello -- Rendezvous --

Anthony, Isabella... -- Henry the navigator -- Other worlds / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Prague: a poem reappearing / Michael Kraus -- Empty bamboo / Leslie Li -- Voice lessons / Nancy Mairs -- The gospel according to Walter -- Fog warning -- The conning towers of my father's war -- Class / Paul Mariani -- South Bronx, 1939 -- Clayfield prunes his apple trees / Robert Pack -- Anthracite country -- Playing in the mines -- 1913 -- The miner's wake -- Coal train / Jay Parini -- Grudnow -- It is raining on the house of Anne Frank -- A real story -- Rachel (a ewe) --

A short history of Judaic thought in the twentieth century / Linda Pastan -- A secret place, with view / Ted Perry -- Gathering / Samuel F. Pickering, Jr. -- Losing the aristocratic taint / Ron Powers -- A New England chorus / John Preston -- Ear training / William H. Pritchard -- History (with dreams) / Lev Raphael -- Distant cousins / Ishmael Reed -- Family values / Richard Rodriguez -- Chrysanthemums -- Ningyo / Lee Ann Roripaugh -- Rat Bohemia / Sarah Schulman -- Being there / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- One last time / Gary Soto -- Idlewild / Robert B. Stepto --

Between silence and sanction / Michelle Taigue -- The Italian-American voice: where is it? / Gay Talese -- West Point / Gore Vidal -- White pelicans / Terry Tempest Williams -- Today, a woman went mad in the supermarket / Hilma Woltzer -- Autobiography of a family photo / Jacqueline Woodson -- Virgin river bride -- June elegy -- Skull -- Swallows of Xi'an / Clara Yu.
ISBN:
9780874516418
Format :
Book