Battles in the Desert & Other Stories

Battles in the Desert & Other Stories


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ISBN-13: 9780811210201
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 05/17/1987
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 849,569
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

José Emilio Pacheco (1939- ) is one of Mexico’s foremost poets, novelists, and essayists. A lifelong resident of Mexico City, Pacheco has been a guest lecturer throughout the United States, Canada, Great Britain. Some of Pacheco’s best known collections of poetry includeMiro la tierra(which documented the Mexico City earthquake),El reposo del fuego,Fin de siglo y otros poemas,Arbol entere dos muros/Tree between two walls, andSelected Poems. HisNo me preguntas cómo pasa el tiempowas awarded Mexico’s National Poetry Prize. New Directions publishes two titles by Emilio Pacheco:Battles in the Desert & Other Stories, translated by Katherine Silver; andSelected Poems, Edited by George McWhirter with various translators (bilingual) (both 1987).

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