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B Is for Bangkok

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ISBN-10: 1934159263

ISBN-13: 9781934159262

Edition: N/A

Authors: Janet Brown, Likit Q

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If you lived in Bangkok, would you- Ride on a boat to get to school? Learn to dance with your fingers bending like melting chocolate bars? Eat your breakfast on the street? Bring garlands of flowers to your spirit house? Snack on luscious, spiky, stinky durian? A day in the life of one of the world's most magical places unfolds in paintings drenched in the color and nonstop motion of Thailand's capital city. From a monk's morning blessing to the scurry of geckos at night, from splendid temples to traditional canal houses, from glittering royal barges that bring history to life to trains speeding through the sky past soaring high-rise buildings, B is for Bangkokreveals the kaleidoscopic…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: ThingsAsian Press
Publication date: 7/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 47
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Gary Soto was born April 12, 1952, and raised in Fresno California. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended Fresno City College, graduating in 1974 with an English degree. His poems have appeared in many literary magazines, including The Nation, Plouqhshares, The Iowa Review, Ontario Review and Poetry, which has honored him with the Bess Hokin Prize and the Levinson Award and by featuring him in Poets in Person. He is one of the youngest poets to appear in The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry. Soto has received the Discovery-The Nation Prize, the U.S. Award of the International Poetry Forum, The California Library Association's John and Patricia Beatty Award twice, a…