Peach state

Title
Peach state / Adrienne Su ; Ed Ochester, editor.
Author
Su, Adrienne, 1967-
Publication
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2021]
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Details

Additional Authors
Ochester, Ed,
Description
101 pages; 23 cm.
Series Statement
Pitt poetry series
Uniform Title
Pitt poetry series.
Alternative Title
Peach state : poems
Genre/Form
Poetry.
Contents
Elements. Substitutions ; Ginger ; My mother's pantry ; Serve immediately ; Lychee express ; On the recommendation that American adults consume ; No more than one-quarter cup of rice, twice a week ; Kiwifruit ; After the dinner party ; The Jews of Kaifeng ; The end of meat ; When I said I grew up speaking no Chinese, I was forgetting these words -- Small eats. Instant ramen ; Chicken corn soup ; Home baker ; Home economics ; Consommé ; The lazy Susan ; White rabbit ; Tea eggs ; Peaches ; Maple syrup ; The chow-mein years in Atlanta -- Your table should be round. Egg roll ; Across-the-bridge noodles ; You're from the South? ; Abundance ; Not dogs ; Not your grandmother's Sunday dinner ; Correspondence ; No trespassing ; Sizzling rice soup ; I didn't know aiiieeeee, but It knew me -- Everything that can be eaten ; Senior center menu ; Long-term care -- Never mind, let's go out ; Chinese restaurant syndrome -- Xiaolongbao -- Peking duck three ways ; Name that restaurant ; Holothurian ; The tradition ; Peking garden ; Elegy for the mall ; Latin Club always had pizza -- Desserts and drinks. Black sesame ; Buford Highway ; Red bean soup ; That almond dessert ; My life in peaches ; Personal history ; Ancestors ; Even when you die and go to heaven, you have to change planes in Atlanta ; Wakefulness ; Oolong ; Savory versus sweet ; Doughnuts ; An hour later, you're hungry again.
ISBN
  • 0822966565
  • 9780822966562
Author
Su, Adrienne, 1967- author.
Title
Peach state / Adrienne Su ; Ed Ochester, editor.
Publisher
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2021]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Pitt poetry series
Pitt poetry series.
Summary
"Peach State has its origins in Atlanta, Georgia, the author's hometown and an emblematic city of the New South, a name that reflects the American region's invigoration in recent decades by immigration and a spirit of reinvention. Focused mainly on food and cooking, these poems explore the city's transformation from the mid-twentieth century to today, as seen and shaped by Chinese Americans. The poems are set in restaurants, home kitchens, grocery stores, and the houses of friends and neighbors. Often employing forms--sonnet, villanelle, sestina, palindrome, ghazal, rhymed stanzas--they also mirror the constant negotiation with tradition that marks both immigrant and Southern experience"-- Publisher's website.
Chronological Term
2000-2099
Added Author
Ochester, Ed, editor.
Added Title
Peach state : poems
Branch Call Number
811 SU
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