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City of a hundred fires, Richard Blanco

Label
City of a hundred fires
Title
City of a hundred fires
Statement of responsibility
Richard Blanco
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engspa
  • eng
Summary
An exploration in verse of rites of passage within the Cuban-American culture shows how a combined nostalgia for a lost world and a daily confrontation with American culture leads to self-awareness
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blanco, Richard
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Poems in English and in Spanish
LC call number
PS3552.L36533
LC item number
C58 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Pitt poetry series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Florida
Label
City of a hundred fires, Richard Blanco
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"1997 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize"--P. [1]
Contents
  • América -- Teatro Martí -- La revolución at Antonio's Mercado -- Mango, number 61 -- El Malibú -- Islamorada -- Crayons for Elena -- Mail for Mamá -- Los Santos of the living room -- Mother picking produce -- The lesson -- Shaving -- Letter to El Flaco on his birthday -- Hola -- 324 Mendoza Avenue, #6 -- What Las Palmas mean: -- La Bella Dama of little Havana -- A note about sake -- The silver sands -- Photo shop -- Contemplations at the Virgin de la Caridad Cafetería, Inc
  • Havanasis -- Varadero en Alba -- The road to Rancho Luna -- Havana 50s -- El Jagua Resort -- Last night in Havana -- El Juan -- Partial list: Guantánamo detainees -- Found letters from 1965: El Año de la Agricultura -- The reservoir -- Abuela Valdés -- El Cucubano -- Zafra -- The morning kill -- Tía Olivia serves Wallace Stevens a Cuban egg -- Décima Guajira -- Postcard to W.C. Williams from Cienfuegos -- Palmita Mía -- Palmita Mía (translation)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 74 p.
Isbn
9780822956839
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
98025470
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39505333
  • (OCoLC)39505333
  • 1908786
Label
City of a hundred fires, Richard Blanco
Publication
Note
"1997 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize"--P. [1]
Contents
  • América -- Teatro Martí -- La revolución at Antonio's Mercado -- Mango, number 61 -- El Malibú -- Islamorada -- Crayons for Elena -- Mail for Mamá -- Los Santos of the living room -- Mother picking produce -- The lesson -- Shaving -- Letter to El Flaco on his birthday -- Hola -- 324 Mendoza Avenue, #6 -- What Las Palmas mean: -- La Bella Dama of little Havana -- A note about sake -- The silver sands -- Photo shop -- Contemplations at the Virgin de la Caridad Cafetería, Inc
  • Havanasis -- Varadero en Alba -- The road to Rancho Luna -- Havana 50s -- El Jagua Resort -- Last night in Havana -- El Juan -- Partial list: Guantánamo detainees -- Found letters from 1965: El Año de la Agricultura -- The reservoir -- Abuela Valdés -- El Cucubano -- Zafra -- The morning kill -- Tía Olivia serves Wallace Stevens a Cuban egg -- Décima Guajira -- Postcard to W.C. Williams from Cienfuegos -- Palmita Mía -- Palmita Mía (translation)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 74 p.
Isbn
9780822956839
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
98025470
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39505333
  • (OCoLC)39505333
  • 1908786

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