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90 miles : selected and new poems

Author: Virgil Suárez
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ninety miles separate Cuba and Key West, Florida. For Cuban American poet Virgil Suarez, that expanse of ocean represents the state of exile, which he has bridged in over two decades of poetry.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suárez, Virgil, 1962-
90 miles.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607593468
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil Suárez
ISBN: 0822958805 9780822958802
OCLC Number: 58599518
Description: 127 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: from You Come Singing --
Rice Comes to El Volcan --
The Nuns in the Family --
Clotheslines --
Luis Navarro Rubio Comes Singing --
White Wall --
The Valet's Lament --
Heavy Metal Speaks --
from Garabato Poems --
Lazarito & the Habanero Chilis --
The Dirt Eaters --
The Hatchery --
The Night Trail Called El Lechero --
Mazorra, or House for the Incorrigible --
The Seamstress --
On the Assembly Line --
Song for the Royal Palms of Miami --
from In the Republic of Longing --
Bitterness --
Free --
Gallos Finos --
Cuban American Gothic --
The Trouble with Frogs --
A Song at the End of the Cuban Revolution --
from Palm Crows --
Song to the Cucuyo --
Song to the Mango --
Song to the Passion Fruit --
Study in Shadow --
Nocturnal --
Duende --
In the House of White Light --
The Great Chinese Poets Visit Havana --
El Exilio --
The Stayer --
from Banyan --
Cancionero del Banyan --
Beyond a Street Corner in Little Havana --
No Work Poem #1 --
Mango Eating in America --
Recitative after Rembrandt's "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp" --
The Table --
from Guide to the Blue Tongue --
La tempestad de las palabras blancas --
Prospero's Papermaking Recipe --
The Alchemy of Self-Implosion --
Prospero in Havana --
The Reconciliation Between Los que se fueron y los que se quedaron --
Curved Geometry, a Botero Beauty's Retrospective --
Isla --
At the Somnambulists' Convention --
Shakespeare Visits Havana --
The Old Soothsayer Enters Santiago de Cuba --
American Drag Rhapsody: J. Edgar Hoover in Havana --
New Poems.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Other Titles: Ninety miles
Responsibility: Virgil Suárez.
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"The music of the poems oscillates internally between the fluidity of a few Spanish words and the harsher syllables of English, offering a compelling sense of dislocation, true to the book's primary Read more...

 
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