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My father sings, to my embarrassment

Author: Sandra M Castillo
Publisher: Buffalo, NY : White Pine Press, ©2002.
Series: Latino literature.; White Pine Press poetry prize, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Winner of the 7th Annual White Pine Press Poetry Prize.

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Genre/Form: Poésie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Castillo, Sandra M.
My father sings, to my embarrassment.
Buffalo : White Pine Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002101103
(OCoLC)49859999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra M Castillo
OCLC Number: 180772541
Notes: "White Pine Press poetry prize, number 7"--Title page verso.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (93 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. Last Night in Havana --
Hemingway in Havana 11 --
Fin De Fiesta: New Year's Eve, 1958 12 --
Cuba is Free; Fidel Won, New York, 1959 13 --
Castro Moves into the Havana Hilton 14 --
CamiloCienfuegos Dreams of the Revolution 17 --
Fishing Off Barlovento, 1960 18 --
The Bay of Pigs, April 1961 19 --
Tia Estela Steals My Angel 20 --
II. Exile --
My Fatheris the Shadow 23 --
Moments 24 --
Christmas, 1970 26 --
Exile 28 --
Sitting with Tia Consuelo 31 --
My Father Sings, to My Embarrassment 32 --
Naming the Sorrow 33 --
Sex: Before the Mystery and Afterwards 34 --
Tio Armando Visits America for the First Time 36 --
Prom Poem for Jorge Barroso 38 --
Why You Are Afraid of Sex 40 --
Postcard 41 --
La Fiesta del Globo 42 --
Betrayal 43 --
Harina de Castilla 44 --
Mayko 46 --
Sleep Apnea 48 --
A Dream I Dream in Summertime 49 --
Ernesto Tries to Re-invent Himself 50 --
Unsent Letter to Cuba Upon My Return 52 --
Coming Back or When the Soul Leaves the Body 54 --
III. En El Sol De Mi Barrio --
Arriving 57 --
En Almendares 59 --
Pilgrimage to Regla 61 --
En La Bodeguita 63 --
I Am Looking for You, Che 65 --
At the Riviera 67 --
Tea in Marianao 68 --
Rincon 69 --
At the Havana Hilton 70 --
Monday Night at Pedro's 71 --
Nocturno En Santa Fe 72 --
Primos 74 --
El Apagon 76 --
Returning 78 --
En el Sol de mi Barrio 79 --
Cuba 82 --
IV. Blaming Fidel --
Blaming Fidel 87.
Series Title: Latino literature.; White Pine Press poetry prize, no. 7.
Responsibility: Sandra M. Castillo.

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"Selected by Cornelius Eady, these poems reflect the experience of leaving her Cuban homeland on the last of the Johnson administration's Freedom Flights and building a new life in the United Read more...

 
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