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  • ISBN: 9781556595110
  • ISBN: 1556595115
  • ISBN: 9781619321779
  • ISBN: 1619321777
  • Physical Description: x, 94 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Lannan literary selection"--Page 4 of cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
To Abuelita Neli -- Saguaros -- From the book I made with a counselor my first week of school -- Second attempt crossing -- El Salvador -- On a dirt road outside Oaxaca -- Cassette tape -- To President-Elect -- Pump water from the well -- Instructions for my funeral -- Montage with mangoes, volcano, and flooded streets -- The pier of La Herradura -- Dancing in buses -- How to enlist -- Documentary -- ARENA -- "Don Chepe" -- Disappeared -- Rooftop -- This was the field -- Politics -- Aftermath -- For Israel and Maria de los √Āngeles -- Crybaby -- Abuelita Neli's garden with parakeets named Chepito -- I don't want to speak of "Don Chepe" -- How I learned to walk -- Postpartum -- "Ponele Queso Bischo" means put cheese on it kid -- Then, it was so -- Mom responds to her shaming -- Alterations -- Aubade -- Prayer -- Abuelita says goodbye -- Let me try again -- Citizenship -- San Francisco Bay and "Mt. Tam" -- Doctor's office first week in this country -- Vows -- Nocturn -- Deportation letter -- Seeing your mother again -- Exiliados -- June 10, 1999.
Summary, etc.:
"This gorgeous debut speaks with heart-wrenching intimacy and first-hand experience to the hot-button political issues of immigration and border crossings"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: American poetry > 21st century.
POETRY > Caribbean & Latin American.
American poetry.
Genre: Poetry.
Poetry.