The concrete river

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Publisher:
Curbstone Press ;
Pub. Date:
1991.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
910L
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1991 PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence The Concrete River is a collection of poems by poet laureate of Los Angeles Luis Rodríguez. They illuminate the gritty idiosyncrasies of immigrant life in urban barrios spanning Los Angeles to Chicago to Harlem. Rodríguez lends powerful voices to those struggling to keep the gas on, to find work, and to keep love. Populated by a vibrant cast of characters, ranging from the drugged, to the eccentric, to the heartbroken, Rodríguez's poems protest capitalism, violence, and exploitation while reveling in the potential of compassion.
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ISBN:
9780915306428
Lexile measure:
910L
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