The Yellow Door
PoemsBook - 2015
"Sansei Amy Uyematsu's The Yellow Door celebrates her Japanese-American roots and the profound changes that have occurred in her lifetime. As a woman born after World War II, her six decades in Los Angeles are captured in verse that link Hokusai woodblack paintings, her grandparents' journeys to California, church parties playing Motown music, and Buddhist obon festivals. With the color yellow as a running theme, Uyematsu embraces "the idea of being a curious, sometimes furious yellow." A genuine product of the sixties, she adds her own unique LA Buddhahead twist to Asian American identity in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries"--
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, 
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: 811 UYEMATSU
Characteristics: 105 pages ; 23 cm