Juan Felipe Herrera

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Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream

The University of Arizona Press

From one of the prominent Chicano poets writing today comes a collection of poems to take your breath away. With dazzling speed and energy, Juan Felipe Herrera sends readers rocketing through verbal space in a celebration of the rhythms and textures of words that will make you want to shout, dance, and read out loud.

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Giraffe on Fire

The University of Arizona Press

A poetic collage of voices, genres, and time-spaces. A display of power over language and rhythm. A postmodern performance of naked figures hanging in the nebulae of a militarized universe. A new millennium cubist manifesto against decrepit political machines. A mystic song in search of birth and love.

In this new collection of ...

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Notebooks of a Chile Verde Smuggler

The University of Arizona Press

Raucous adobe hearts and urban violet mascara. Televised immigration games and ethnic sit-coms. Chile con karma served on a bed of race. In a startling melange of poetry, prose, journal entries, and even a screenplay, Zen Chicano desperado Juan Felipe Herrera fixes his gaze on his own life and times to craft his most personal work ...

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Thunderweavers/ Tejedoras de rayos

The University of Arizona Press

The highlands of Chiapas are smoldering with death. In the winter of 1997, paramilitary agents ambushed and killed many Mayan villagers in Acteal, Chiapas. Gifted writer Juan Felipe Herrera has composed a stirring poem sequence--published in a bilingual format--written in response and homage to those who died, as well as to all ...

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The Wind Shifts

The University of Arizona Press

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The Wind Shifts gathers, for the first time, works by emerging Latino and Latina poets in the twenty-first century. Here readers will discover 25 new and vital voices including Naomi Ayala, Richard Blanco, ...

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Senegal Taxi

The University of Arizona Press

A skillful collection of new prose poetry from one of our foremost poets that courageously and carefully asks readers to examine the meanings of childhood, genocide, and Africa.

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