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A Long Girl Ago

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A Long Girl Ago by Johanna Aitchison
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The experience of leaving one's regular life behind to explore a new culture is the focus of these profound poems. Drawing from three years spent living in a remote fishing village in Hokkaido, Japan, the poet recounts her experience teaching English in Japanese schools and partaking in such new hobbies as karaoke and snowboarding. Not simply about her experiences with foreign culture, some poems deal with the writer's life before traveling as a contrast to the fresh new perspectives she acquires throughout her adventure.

Author Biography

Johanna Aitchison is a primary-school teacher and poet. Her poems have appeared in a variety of journals and literary magazines, including JAAM, Landfall, Poetry New Zealand, Polestar, Sport, and Turbine.
Release date NZ
May 10th, 2007
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Country of Publication
New Zealand
Imprint
Victoria University Press
Pages
72
Dimensions
138x210x8
ISBN-13
9780864735690
Product ID
1662526

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