Gary Soto: New and Selected Poems (Contemporary American Poetry, Poetry Books for Teens and Adults)

Gary Soto (Author)
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Description

For over two decades, the award-winning poet and author Gary Soto has been offering his readers a vision that transcends the ordinary, making him one of today's most celebrated Chicano writers. New and Selected Poems includes the best of his seven full-length collections, plus over 23 new poems previously unpublished in book form. From the charged, short-lined poems of Soto's early writing to an unflinching look at poverty and hard labor in California's Central Valley to the off-beat humor in his longer, more recent work, New and Selected Poems is a timely tribute to a brilliant writer whose work confirms the power of the human spirit to survive and soar.

Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
March 01, 1995
Pages
192
Dimensions
6.1 X 0.57 X 8.9 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811807586
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About the Author

Gary Soto is one of today's most celebrated Chicano writers. He has received the Literature Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and his New & Selected Poems was a finalist for the National Book Award. He lives in Berkeley, California.