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Seasons of Mangoes and Brainfire: Poems

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Recreates Carolyne Wright's time in Allende's Chile and on other travels through Latin America. This book won the Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry, Oklahoma Book Award in Poetry, and American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.
Paperback, 82 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Eastern Washington University Press
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Very personal poems evoking Latin and South America, also Zurich and Nuremburg.... I couldn't put it down once I started reading. That usually doesn't happen with poetry. It helps to know a little Spanish reading it, for the very few Spanish words and phrases sprinkled throughout the text.
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