Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807068335, 108pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2001
Images of Reetika Vazirani's native India intertwine with memories of her American adolescence in this prize-winning collection of poems.
Here is a young writer's book about the richness and confusion, conundrums, the music, the flavors, the constant questioning of a genuinely multicultural existence. . . [White Elephants] engages and compels the reader. —Marilyn Hacker