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When living was a labor camp

Author: Diana García
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2000.
Series: Camino del sol.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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García, Diana, 1950-
When living was a labor camp.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)605939389
Online version:
García, Diana, 1950-
When living was a labor camp.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606511776
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana García
ISBN: 0816520437 9780816520435
OCLC Number: 42967996
Description: xiv, 102 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Camp Observations xi --
An Orchard of Figs in the Fall 1 --
Cotton Rows, Cotton Blankets 3 --
An Orchard of Figs in the Fall 4 --
When You Didn't Have to See to Believe 5 --
Memorizing the Center of Time 6 --
Squaring the Names 7 --
La Curandera 10 --
La Llorona 11 --
Creek That Bears the Salmon 13 --
La Madrugada 14 --
When Living Was a Labor Camp Called Montgomery 15 --
When living was a labor camp called Montgomery 17 --
Tisica 19 --
Repatriation 21 --
Operation Wetback, 1953 22 --
Softball and Tomato Fields 23 --
She Tends Bar 24 --
El Porvenir 25 --
Turns at the Dance 26 --
Green Corn Season 27 --
Serpentine Voices 29 --
Serpentine Voices 31 --
From Silence 31 --
Huelga 32 --
Farmworkers' Daughters 33 --
Emiliano Zapata Eyes 34 --
Love Affairs 36 --
Girlfriends 37 --
Old Married Couple 38 --
Hearings 40 --
El Movimiento 42 --
Metaphoric Cockroaches 43 --
Coda: Levantate, no pidas mas perdon ... 44 --
What the Curandera Knows 45 --
Turning Trays 46 --
Breasting the Rogue 47 --
Valley Fever 49 --
Other Marias 50 --
Occupant: Blue Roof Apartments 52 --
Pressing Realities 53 --
Quality Poor 54 --
Raisins in Summer 55 --
Clog of Her Body 57 --
Posteriors for Posterity 59 --
Breasting the Rogue 61 --
A Matter of Control 63 --
On the First Day She Made Birds 65 --
It's Not about Race 69 --
Las Rubias 71 --
Finding a Way 74 --
It's Not about Race 75 --
These Old Rags 77 --
We're All Alike, You Know 79 --
Gleanings 81 --
El Comal: My Grandfather's Griddle 83 --
Gleanings 85 --
Settling 86 --
Heartlands 88 --
When Sounds Ring True 89 --
Milksnakes and Chocolate Lilies 90 --
If I Trust Myself 91 --
He Who Is Like ... 92 --
This Year's Cycle 93 --
San Diego Aged 94 --
Catalina Eddies 95 --
Runa Pacha 96 --
This Yearning Season 97.
Series Title: Camino del sol.
Responsibility: Diana García.

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"Winner of the Before Columbus Foundation's " American Book Award""[Her] dedication to observed reality and sensory experience shows up everywhere in this tasty volume." --"San Diego Union Read more...

 
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