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The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

Author: Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slave owners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Named Person: Juan Francisco Manzano; Juan Francisco Manzano; Juan Francisco Manzano
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle; Sean Qualls
ISBN: 0805077065 9780805077063
OCLC Number: 60321401
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Pura Belpré Author Award, 2008.
Description: 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls.
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Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slave owners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

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