Letters to MemoryBook - 2017
"--- Letters to Memory is billed as a memoir, but it's more than that. What sets this book apart is the addition of inventive correspondence between Yamashita and sages of old with the aim of making sense of her relatives, lives and discovering how their experiences figure into the context of history. She exchanges thoughts with Homer, Ishi, Vyasa, Ananda, and Qohelet. In an envisioned correspondence with Ishi, she writes of the significance of the written word to her family's story ---"--
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2017.
Characteristics: x, 176 pages :,illustrations (some colour) ;,23 cm.