Citizen illegal poems (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Citizen illegal poems

Citizen illegal poems

Author: José Olivarez
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois Haymarket Books 2018 ©2018
Series: BreakBeat poets series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
I. (Citizen) (illegal) ; My parents fold like luggage ; Mexican heaven -- River Oaks mall ; My therapist says make friends with your monsters ; Boy & the belt ; The voice in my head speaks English now ; Rumors -- II. Mexican heaven ; Ode to cheese fries ; I wake in a field of wolves with the moon ; Note : rose that grows from concrete ; Ode to Cal City basement parties ; Not-love is a season ; Mexican heaven ; On my
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Olivarez
ISBN: 9781608469543 1608469549 1608465233 9781608465231
OCLC Number: 1175689528
Description: 69 Seiten 23 cm
Series Title: BreakBeat poets series
Responsibility: José Olivarez


Citizen Illegal is a revealing portrait of life as a first generation immigrant, a celebration of Chicano joy, a shout against erasure, and a vibrant re-imagining of Mexican American life.  Read more...
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"Olivarez steps into the 'inbetween' standing between Mexico and America in these compelling, emotional poems. Written with humor and sincerity, each page looks at immigration, race, gender and Read more...

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