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Torn Pages
An Adoption Poetry Journey
by Liana O'Rourke

Overview


Torn Pages is a collection of poetry, letters, and essays about adoption, racism, diversity and growing up as a person of color.
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Description


"Most people have a story, starting the day they were born. But the beginning of my storybook, that special page was torn." "Being Asian American has brought so many struggles and wars within myself, but it will forever be a part of my story." Torn Pages is a collection of poetry, letters, and essays about adoption, racism, diversity and growing up as a person of color. The author includes pieces written from ages 6-17, illustrating her journey from child to young adult. She finds her voice by interpreting her adoption at different stages of life.
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About the author


Liana O'Rourke is a poet, dancer, actress and musician. She is passionate about racial equality and encouraging people of color to tell their stories. Drawing from her own personal life experiences, Torn Pages is her first book. She lives in Chicago with her family.
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Book details

Genre:POETRY

Subgenre:American / Asian American

Language:English

Pages:70

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781098348533


Overview


Torn Pages is a collection of poetry, letters, and essays about adoption, racism, diversity and growing up as a person of color.

Read more

Description


"Most people have a story, starting the day they were born. But the beginning of my storybook, that special page was torn." "Being Asian American has brought so many struggles and wars within myself, but it will forever be a part of my story." Torn Pages is a collection of poetry, letters, and essays about adoption, racism, diversity and growing up as a person of color. The author includes pieces written from ages 6-17, illustrating her journey from child to young adult. She finds her voice by interpreting her adoption at different stages of life.

Read more

About the author


Liana O'Rourke is a poet, dancer, actress and musician. She is passionate about racial equality and encouraging people of color to tell their stories. Drawing from her own personal life experiences, Torn Pages is her first book. She lives in Chicago with her family.
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