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by Jaime Manrique, Edith Grossman, Eugene Richie
     
 

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This bilingual edition (in Spanish and English) collects Jaime Manrique’s lyrical and sensual poems about his childhood in Colombia, memories of his family, and his more recent experiences and loves in Manhattan. Musical and romantic, these poems are in the tradition of Pablo Neruda.
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This bilingual edition (in Spanish and English) collects Jaime Manrique’s lyrical and sensual poems about his childhood in Colombia, memories of his family, and his more recent experiences and loves in Manhattan. Musical and romantic, these poems are in the tradition of Pablo Neruda.

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"A poet of admirable rigor and exactitude."—Reinaldo Arenas

"Memories of an ecstatic childhood—walks by the sea, ‘a happy mambo,’ eating deceptive tropical fruits—merge with those of recent loves in these luscious, incantatory poems."—John Ashbery

"The most accomplished gay Latino writer of his generation."—Washington Post Book World

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299187644
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
03/24/2003
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Jaime Manrique is a celebrated author and poet. He lives in New York City and is an associate professor in the MFA program at Columbia University. (See also pages 12 and 14.)

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