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By Kim Trainor

ISBN-10: 177131379X

ISBN-13: 9781771313797

on the center of Karyotype is the wonderful thing about Loulan, a girl who lived 4 thousand years in the past, her physique preserved within the cool, dry sands of the Taklamakan desolate tract. Karyotype’s poems diversity from the identify series, which explores the DNA and woven textiles of this girl and her vanished humans (a karyotype is the attribute chromosome supplement of a species), to the firebombing of the nationwide Library of Sarajevo, from an abecedarian hymn at the overseas crimson go “Book of property” to the adventure of looking at the televised invasion of Iraq at nighttime of a Montreal evening. the great thing about Loulan turns into an emblem of the ephemerality of human genetic and cultural texts, and of our possibilities for survival.

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