Starting Over

Author: James Xu


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James Xu is a remarkable engineer-turned poet who has lived in two worlds. In this book he captures in an instant an intimate and authentic voice of more than 30 years. Xu’s poetry dealt not only with reflections of his GE engineering life, but with love, hope, nostalgia, and “Starting Over.” The Bilingual form of this book brings pleasure, values and healing power to readers in two worlds.

James Xu immigrated to the United States in 1989. Following his graduation from The University of Connecticut with a Ph.D. degree, James embarked on a technology career in Corporate America. There are about 170 intellectual properties worldwide, including 20-some US patents credited to him. James also published about 30 technical papers. James had been a GE engineer and manager for the last 15 years. He loves to read autobiographies and biographies of modern atomic scientists as well as historical figures in the earlier Republic of China. During his technology career, James recorded genuinely his observations and feelings in events that impacted and impressed him. James is currently living with his wife in Schenectady, New York. He can be reached at (

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Black & White

Pages: 130 | Trim Size: 6x9

Genre: Poetry

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