|Series title:||Pacific Northwest Poetry Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Washington Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
In Underdog, poet Katrina Roberts draws on wide-ranging historical and cultural sources to consider questions of identity, to ask us to meditate on how each of us is "other" - native, immigrant, sojourner, alien - and to examine our at-once shared and foreign frontiers and margins. Throughout the book, the writer's "home" becomes a palimpsest of characters erased and resurrected. In boldly inventive poems, she addresses the lives of Chinese immigrants, the appeal of African...