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An astonishing new talent, Rigoberto Gonzalez writes with a clarity of the senses that pulls the reader into a marvelous and unfamiliar world. The sidewalk preacher, the umbrella salesman, the nurse on the graveyard shift, the professional mourner — all allow Gonzalez a clandestine glimpse of their lives. Crackling with the dry electricity of the desert and flashing with the brilliant colon of Mexico, Gonzalez's poems are rooted in the fertile soil beneath poverty's dust, the borders violence, and longing's desolation.

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ISBN:
9780252067983
Author:
Gonzalez, Rigoberto
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
National Poetry Series Books Paperback
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.25 x 6 x 0.3 in

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