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The surrender tree : poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

Author: Margarita Engle; Alexis Romay
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Square Fish editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems in which Rosa, a healer, describes her experiences trying to help Cuban peasants who have been forced to leave their farms and villages in 1896 and given eight days to find their way to "reconcentration camps" or be killed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Engle, Margarita.
Surrender tree.
(OCoLC)428026698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle; Alexis Romay
ISBN: 9781429917445 142991744X
OCLC Number: 862069601
Language Note: In English and Spanish.
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents: The names of the flowers, 1850-51 --
The Ten Years War, 1868-78 --
The Little War, 1878-80 --
The War of Independence, 1895-98 --
The surrender tree, 1898-99.
Other Titles: El arbol de la rendicion: poemas de la lucha de Cuba por su libertad
Responsibility: Margarita Engle, translation by Alexis Romay.

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A collection of poems in which Rosa, a healer, describes her experiences trying to help Cuban peasants who have been forced to leave their farms and villages in 1896 and given eight days to find their way to "reconcentration camps" or be killed.

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