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In his sixth collection, American Book Award winner Martin Espada has created a poetic mural. There are conquerors, slaves, and rebels from Caribbean history; the "Mayan astronomer" calmly smoking a cigarette in the middle of a New York tenement fire; a nun staging a White House vigil to protest her torture; a man on death row mourning the loss of his books; and even Carmen Miranda.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393321685
ISBN-10: 0393321681
Format: Paperback
(211mm x 140mm x 7mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martin Espada

Martin Espada has received the Shelley Memorial Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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