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Ashes in the Air
by Ali Alizadeh
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Strong and thought-provoking, these poems examine themes such as aging, fatherhood, identity, and migration. From the Tehran of the poet’s childhood through the Australian coast of his teenage years to the nations visited in his adulthood, this dynamic volume gives voice to the story of a young man and his experiences of discovery. Sharing the hopes of a struggling writer as he explores Australia, China, and the Middle East, this compilation offers a broadened perspective on different ways of life.
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Alizadeh finds grace, wit and fire in this latest volume of poetry which explores themes such as fatherhood and migration. It ranges from the Tehran of Alizadeh's childhood to the Australian coast of his teenage years. From the opening poem's hymn to mobility and renewal to the elegiac ending, Ashes in the Air sparks with wisdom and energy.
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