Floaters : poems
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Floaters : poems

By Espada, Martín, 1957- author.

Genre Poetry.

Published [2021] by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN 9780393541038

Bib Id 2419027

Edition First edition.

Description xiii, 75 pages ; 22 cm

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LCCN
2020-027736
ISBN
9780393541038 (hardcover) $26.95
0393541037
Call #
811 Espada
Title
Floaters : poems
Edition
First edition.
Publication Information
[2021] by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY :
Description
xiii, 75 pages ; 22 cm
Summary
"From the winner of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize come masterfully crafted narratives of protest, grief, and love. In this collection, Martín Espada bears witness to confrontation with anti-immigrant bigotry as a tenant lawyer years ago, and now sings the praises of Central American adolescents playing soccer in an internment camp founded on that same bigotry. He knows that times of hate also call for poems of love-even in the voice of a Galápagos tortoise. Whether celebrating the visions of fallen dreamers and poets or condemning the devastation of Hurricane Maria and official negligence in his father's Puerto Rico, Espada invokes ferocious, incandescent spirits"--
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Poetry.
Poetry

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