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Singing at the Gates free pdf "Singing At The Gates" is a collection of Baca's work that spans over four decades--poems that revitalize the national dialogue- raging against war and imprisonment, celebrating family and the bonds of friendship, heightening appreciation for and consciousness of the environment. A career-spanning selection these pieces include poems drawn from Baca's first chapbook, letters written during his work with prisoners in Chino State penitentiary, and later work meditating on the significance of freedom from oppression. This collection displays the breadth and depth of Baca's poetic power--with irreverent charm and disarming freedom of mind and soul. The vital pulse of love abiding in these poems will affirm and reaffirm, for both longtime and newfound readers, his devotion to truth and beauty.

About Jimmy Santiago Baca

Jimmy Santiago Baca was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the author of several collections of poetry, a novel, a story collection, and the acclaimed memoir "A Place to Stand," which has been made into a feature documentary. His awards and honors include the National Endowment of Poetry Award, Pushcart Prize, Southwest Book Award, American Book Award, and the International Hispanic Heritage Award.

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Author : Jimmy Santiago Baca
Publisher : Grove Press
Data Published : 07 January 2014
ISBN : 0802122108
EAN : 9780802122100
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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