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Li-Young Lee with Michael Silverblatt, Conversation, 29 March 2000 – Video
Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on 29 March 2000.
Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. He and his family fled to the United States in 1964 from Indonesia, where his father was a political prisoner. Mr. Lee has written two books of poetry, Rose and The City in Which I Love You, and a memoir, The Winged Seed.
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