The Curtain of Trees
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The Curtain of Trees

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Part folklore, part oral history, these authentic and fantastically unbelievable stories, set along the Arizona-Mexico border, recollect family tales modified by time.
Paperback, 158 pages
Published July 28th 1999 by University of New Mexico Press (first published July 1999)
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If we had not heard him on stage a few years ago, then we might not have wanted to enjoy this collection of his poems as much as his show. Oh well, we'll keep on reading what he publishes.
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In 1952, Alberto Alvaro Ríos was born on the American side of the city of Nogales, Arizona, on the Mexican border. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona in 1974 and a MFA in Creative Writing from the same institution in 1979.

He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Dangerous Shirt (Copper Canyon Press, 2009); The Theater of Night (2007); The Smallest Mus...more
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