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Poems by Irene Martin: “The Family that Never Threw Anything Away” is a small volume of poetry on the subjects for which Martin is best known: salmon, fisheries, history and spirituality. The title refers to traditions, customs and objects handed down from immigrant ancestors that continually rework themselves into the lives of those in succeeding generations. The poems range from formal structured pieces to free verse and prose poems.

The Family that Never Threw Anything Away

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