Everything you need to understand or teach Sent for You Yesterday by John Edgar Wideman.
Widernan's work is unique in its layering of themes, all connected yet echoing distinct aspects of human life.
The central theme becomes that connection — the drawing together of disparate experiences in a shimmering kaleidoscope of emotion, history, meditation, and narrative. Making up the kaleidoscope are these themes: the fragility of ties, the construction of identity, the basis of heritage, and the nature of reality.
Fragile ties, to life and between people, are...