Intense, despairing accounts of life in Mexico City.
Seven stories depict harsh realities of life in urban Mexico and the tragedies of childhood innocence betrayed.
|Publisher:||New Directions Publishing Corporation|
|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).