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In the Shadow of Al-Andalus

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These poems mine the rich history and broad influence of Islam in Spain and beyond, and illuminate connections between places as diverse and far-flung as Puerto Rican villages, the bustling streets of New York, and the sun-drenched beaches of Morocco.

A finalist for the Lenore Marshall and Griffin poetry prizes, Victor Hernández Cruz is the author of several collections of
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Paperback, 140 pages
Published October 18th 2011 by Coffee House Press
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"In the Shadow of Al-Andalus makes for a spirited new take on the convergence of language, poetry, and identity in the Spanish-speaking world." - Catharine E. Wall, Riverside, CA

This book was reviewed in the May/June 2012 issue of World Literature Today. Read the full review by visiting our website: http://worldliteraturetoday.com/2012/...
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