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A place to stand : the making of a poet

Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of Jimmy Santiago Baca, "winner of the Pushcart Prize and the American Book Award ... called an heir to Pablo Neruda ... [who] at the age of twenty-one ... was illiterate and facing five to ten years in a maximum-security prison for selling drugs."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Jimmy Santiago Baca; Jimmy Santiago Baca
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Santiago Baca
ISBN: 0802116027 9780802116024 0802139086 9780802139085 9781435296947 143529694X
OCLC Number: 45243257
Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jimmy Santiago Baca.

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A vivid portrait of life inside a maximum-security prison and an affirmation of one man's spirit in overcoming the most brutal adversity, this award-winning memoir "stands as proof there is always  Read more...

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