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"This imaginative, soulful debut poetry collection captures the experiences of being a young Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America. Orphaned as a child, Fatimah Asghar grapples with coming of age and navigating questions of sexuality and race without the guidance of a mother or father. These poems at once bear anguish, joy, vulnerability, and compassion, while also exploring the man facets of violence: how it persists within us, how it is inherited across generations, and how it manifests itself in our relationships. In experimental forms and language both lyrical and raw, Asghar seamlessly braids together marginalized people's histories with her own understanding of identity, place, and belonging." -- From publisher's description.
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Print version: Asghar, Fatimah. Poems. Selections. If they come for us. First edition. New York : One World, an imprint of Random House,  9780525509783 (OCoLC)1033563404
9780525509790 (electronic bk.)
0525509798 (electronic bk.)
EB00713578 Recorded Books
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