Leaving Yuba City: Poems

Leaving Yuba City: Poems

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni


Like Divakaruni's much-loved and bestselling brief tale assortment prepared Marriage, this number of poetry offers with India and the Indian event in the United States, from the adventures of going to a convent tuition in India run through Irish nuns (Growing up in Darjeeling) to the heritage of the earliest Indian immigrants within the U.S. (Yuba urban Poems).

Groups of interlinked poems divided into six sections are peopled by means of the various comparable characters and discover various topics. the following, Divakaruni is especially drawn to how varied artwork kinds can effect and encourage one another. One part, entitled Indian Miniatures, is predicated on and named after a chain of work by way of Francesco Clemente. one other, known as relocating photos, is predicated on Indian motion pictures, together with Mira Nair's "Salaam Bombay" and Satyajit Ray's "Ghare Baire." pictures via Raghubir Singh encouraged the part entitled Rajasthani. the pains and tribulations of transforming into up and immigration also are thought of right here and, as with every of Divakaruni's writing, those poems take care of the event of girls and their fight to discover identities for themselves.

This assortment is touched with an identical magic and common allure that excited readers of Arranged Marriage. In Leaving Yuba City, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni proves once more her striking literary talents.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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