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Floricanto Si!: U.S. Latina Poetry

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Floricanto Si combines the poetry of such major literary figures as Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, and Ana Castillo, with the work of a second generation of post-Chicano movement poets whose startlingly original voices are just being discovered.The forty-seven Latina contributors hail from the U.S., from New York to North Dakota. Their roots are in Mexico and the Caribbea ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Penguin Books
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A very nice collection of poems that paint a picture of the value that poetry has in our lives. Universal themes of love, family and death.
Usually I don't like to read poetry, but this book has a different feeling in it I feel like it was speaking to me.
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Bryce Milligan has lived in San Antonio since 1977. Milligan is a prolific, award-winning author in numerous genres, ranging from children's books to adult poetry and criticism. Bloomsbury Review called him an "indefatigable literary wizard." Critic Paul Christensen wrote of Milligan as "one of the principal writers of the region and a force at the center of the literary art movements of Texas.” J

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