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The prince of Los Cocuyos : a Miami childhood

Author: Richard Blanco
Publisher: New York : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A ... memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Biography
People
Named Person: Richard Blanco; Richard Blanco
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Blanco
ISBN: 9780062313768 0062313762 9780062313775 0062313770
OCLC Number: 877913885
Awards: Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Gay Memoir/Biography) 2015
Commended for Triangle Awards (Gay Nonfiction) 2015
Description: xiv, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The first real San Giving Day --
Losing the farm --
El ratoncito Miguel --
Queen of the Copa --
It takes un pueblo --
Listening to mermaids --
El Farito.
Other Titles: Miami childhood
Responsibility: Richard Blanco.
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"A ... memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities"--Amazon.com.

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"In this vibrant memoir, Obama-inaugural poet Richard Blanco tenderly, exhilaratingly chronicles his Miami childhood amid a colorful, if suffocating, family of Cuban exiles, as well as his quest to Read more...

 
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