Mission work / Aaron Baker.

Author
Baker, Aaron, 1971- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Description
xi, 61 pages ; 23 cm

Details

Summary note
"Mission Work is a collection of poems based on Aaron Baker's experiences as a child of missionaries living among the Kuman people in the remote Chimbu Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Rich with Christian and Kuman myths and stories, the poems explore Western and tribal ways of looking at the world - an interface of vastly different cultures and notions of spirituality, illuminated by the poet's own struggles as he comes of age in this unique environment"--BOOK JACKET.
Notes
"A Mariner original."
Contents
  • Chimbu Wedding
  • Notebook
  • Commission
  • Cargo Cult
  • Bones
  • Blood Debt
  • Bird of Paradise
  • The Taban Tree
  • Second Genesis
  • Sing-sing Kiama
  • Spirits of the Low Ground
  • The Red Snake
  • Bride Price
  • The Weaver
  • The Zero in the Branches
  • How Do You Like Your Blue-Eyed Boy?
  • Departures
  • Taro
  • Read and Say Nothing
  • Albino
  • A Prayer
  • Above Kerowagi
  • War
  • Evil Spirit
  • In Guru Woods
  • Darkness Legend
  • Ditowagle
  • The Day and the Hour
  • The Last Way
  • Highlands Highway
  • Highlands Mission.
ISBN
  • 9780618982677
  • 0618982671
LCCN
2007041925
OCLC
174501346
Other standard number
  • 40015384556
RCP
C - S
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