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Woman in front of the sun : on becoming a writer

Author: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays interwoven with poems and folklore. Judith Ortiz Cofer tells the story of how she became a poet and writer and explores her love of words, her discovery of the magic of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cofer, Judith Ortiz, 1952-
Woman in front of the sun.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)760927793
Named Person: Judith Ortiz Cofer; Judith Ortiz Cofer
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ortiz Cofer
ISBN: 082032261X 9780820322612 0820322229 9780820322223 0820322423 9780820322421
OCLC Number: 43790724
Description: xiv, 127 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: My Rosetta 1 --
A Prayer, a Candle, and a Notebook 19 --
The Gift of a Cuento 36 --
Woman in Front of the Sun 48 --
Taking the Macho 63 --
The Woman Who Slept with One Eye Open 73 --
In Search of My Mentors' Gardens 91 --
And Are You a Latina Writer? 105 --
And May He Be Bilingual 116 --
"To Understand El Zaul" 126.
Responsibility: Judith Ortiz Cofer.

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Cofer writes with conviction and power, encouraging all who aspire to writing or creative endeavor to pursue their dream with energy and dedication.--Library Journal

 
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