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Product Description: The ferocious acumen with which the award-winning poet Martín Espada attacks issues of social injustice in Zapata’s Disciple makes it no surprise that the book has been the subject of bans in both Arizona and Texas, targeted for its presence in the Mexican American Studies curriculum of Tucson’s schools and for its potential to incite a riot among Texas prison populations...read more

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9780896085909 | South End Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In his first collection of essays, award-winning poet Martín Espada turns his fierce critical eye toward a broad range of urgent political and cultural issues.

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9780810133853 | Reprint edition (Curbstone Pr, October 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The ferocious acumen with which the award-winning poet Martín Espada attacks issues of social injustice in Zapata’s Disciple makes it no surprise that the book has been the subject of bans in both Arizona and Texas, targeted for its presence in the Mexican American Studies curriculum of Tucson’s schools and for its potential to incite a riot among Texas prison populations.
9780896085893 | South End Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $19.00

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Product Description: Award-winning poet Martín Espada gives voice to the spirit of endurance in the face of loss.In this powerful new collection of poems, Martín Espada articulates the transcendent vision of another, possible world. He invokes the words of Whitman in “Vivas to Those Who Have Failed,” a cycle of sonnets about the Paterson Silk Strike and the immigrant laborers who envisioned an eight-hour workday...read more

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9780393249033 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 4, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Award-winning poet Martín Espada gives voice to the spirit of endurance in the face of loss.

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Product Description: Martin Espada has worked as a bouncer, a primate caretaker, a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman, a gas station attendant and a tenant lawyer. As a poet, he acts as an advocate for the Latino community in the United States, particularly the immigrant working class, from farm workers sprayed with pesticides in the field to the kitchen staff who died in a restaurant at the top of the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001...read more

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9780957574748 | Dufour Editions, September 26, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Martin Espada has worked as a bouncer, a primate caretaker, a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman, a gas station attendant and a tenant lawyer.

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Product Description: His Hands Were Gentle brings together, for the first time in both Spanish and English, the best of V¡ctor Jara's lyrics, from early songs like 'El arado' to 'Estadio Chile' written in the hours before his execution there. They reveal Jara as an ardent political poet, an eloquent advocate for the peasantry from which he arose, a socialist visionary and a poetic balladeer of the highest order...read more
By Martin Espada (editor)

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9780956814418 | Bilingual edition (Dufour Editions, June 18, 2014), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: His Hands Were Gentle brings together, for the first time in both Spanish and English, the best of V¡ctor Jara's lyrics, from early songs like 'El arado' to 'Estadio Chile' written in the hours before his execution there.

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Product Description: The poetry of Lauren Schmidt does what poetry should do: make the invisible visible, indelibly, unforgettably. If ever a collection of poems embodied Whitman's dictum to speak for "the rights of them the others are down upon," this is it...read more

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9781610974271 | Wipf & Stock Pub, December 19, 2011, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: The poetry of Lauren Schmidt does what poetry should do: make the invisible visible, indelibly, unforgettably.

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Product Description: "[Espada is] a bridge between Whitman and Neruda, a conscientious objector in the war of silence."―Ilan Stavans In this new collection of poems, Martín Espada crosses the borderlands of epiphany and blasphemy: from a pilgrimage to the tomb of Frederick Douglass to an encounter with the swimming pool at a center of torture and execution in Chile, from the adolescent discovery of poet Omar Khayyám to the death of an "illegal" Mexican immigrant...read more

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9780393080032 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 4, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "[Espada is] a bridge between Whitman and Neruda, a conscientious objector in the war of silence.

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Product Description: Prior praise for Martín Espada:"Political poetry at its finest…with his soaring lyrics, Espada broadens our appreciation not only of poetry but of resistance itself."---The Progressive "(Espada) writes beautiful poems about terrible realities...read more

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9780472071470 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 9, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Prior praise for Martín Espada:"Political poetry at its finest…with his soaring lyrics, Espada broadens our appreciation not only of poetry but of resistance itself.

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9780472051472 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 9, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Prior praise for Martín Espada:"Political poetry at its finest…with his soaring lyrics, Espada broadens our appreciation not only of poetry but of resistance itself.

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Product Description: The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize. In his eighth collection of poems, Martín Espada celebrates the power of poetry itself. The Republic of Poetry is a place of odes and elegies, collective memory and hidden history, miraculous happenings and redemptive justice...read more

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9780393062564 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2006, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The heart of this collection is a cycle of Chile poems by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros).

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9780393331400 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The eighth collection by "the Pablo Neruda of North American authors" (Sandra Cisneros) was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

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Offering both a twenty-year retrospective and seventeen new poetic works, this major anthology by the American Book Award-winning Latino poet explores the essence of the American political imaginaton and the resilience of human dignity. Reprint.

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9780393051926 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2003), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offering both a twenty-year retrospective and seventeen new poetic works, this anthology by the Latino poet explores the essence of the American political imagination and the resilience of human dignity.

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9780393326215, titled "Alabanza: New and Selected Poems 1982-2002" | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, November 30, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offering both a twenty-year retrospective and seventeen new poetic works, this major anthology by the American Book Award-winning Latino poet explores the essence of the American political imaginaton and the resilience of human dignity.

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Product Description: "Martín Espada ....forges a new poetic language."―Dennis Loy Johnson, Pittsburgh Tribune In his sixth collection, American Book Award winner Martín Espada has created a poetic mural. There are conquerors, slaves, and rebels from Caribbean history; the "Mayan astronomer" calmly smoking a cigarette in the middle of a New York tenement fire; a nun staging a White House vigil to protest her torture; a man on death row mourning the loss of his books; and even Carmen Miranda...read more

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9780393048889 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In his sixth collection, American Book Award winner Martin Espada has created a poetic mural.

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9780393321685 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2001, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: "Martín Espada .

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Product Description: Poetry Like Bread contains poems by nearly forty poets published by the Curbstone Press during the last twenty years. These poets are probably unlike any you have studied. Their engagement with everyday political and economic realities is as direct as a newspaper, their language as familiar as conversation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Curbstone Press (corporate author) and Martin Espada (editor)

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9781880684740 | New exp edition (Curbstone Pr, September 1, 2000), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Poetry Like Bread contains poems by nearly forty poets published by the Curbstone Press during the last twenty years.
9781880684153 | Curbstone Pr, March 1, 1994, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Collects two decades of political verse by thirty poets, including Tomas Borge, Clemente Soto Velez, and Marianne Larson

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Product Description: This is an anthology of work by Latino and Latina poets, which reveals a diversity of form and content. Among the poets are former farm workers and gang members, a physician, a chef and a Vietnam veteran. The variety of experience demonstrates that there is no single Latino/a outlook...read more
By Martin Espada (editor)

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9781558491106 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This is an anthology of work by Latino and Latina poets, which reveals a diversity of form and content.

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9781558491113 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: El Coro offers proof that Latino/a poetry today is more complex and diverse, more beautiful and powerful, than had been previously acknowledged.

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A nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the author traces his personal and political development in a series of autobiographical poems, culiminating in an elegy to the Puerto Rican poet and activist Clemente Soto Velez. Reprint. LJ.

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9780393039160 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1996, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems touches subjects ranging from childhood memories, and experiences at work, to poems that examine political persecution

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9780393316865 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems touches subjects ranging from childhood memories and experiences at work, to poems that examine political persecution

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Product Description: Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. This volume combines the poems from Espada's critically acclaimed collection of poetry TRUMPETS FROM THE ISLANDS OF THEIR EVICTION with a selection of poems from his first book, The Immigrant Iceboy's Bolero, which is now out of print...read more

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9780927534512 | Exp sub edition (Bilingual Pr, October 1, 1994), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Poetry.
9780916950729 | Bilingual Review Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Book by Espada, Martin

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Product Description: "With this fine new collection," says Library Journal, Martín Espada "joins the top ranks of poets anywhere"; in the words of Earl Shorris, he is "well on his way to becoming the Latino poet of his generation." (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780393312171 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1994), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: "With this fine new collection," says Library Journal, Martín Espada "joins the top ranks of poets anywhere"; in the words of Earl Shorris, he is "well on his way to becoming the Latino poet of his generation.

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Poems deal with the Latin American experience, city life, immigrants, and Latin American politics

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9780393035551 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1993, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with the Latin American experience, city life, immigrants, and Latin American politics

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Poems in English and Spanish discuss what it means to be Puerto Rican in the United States today

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9780915306954 | Curbstone Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Poems in English and Spanish discuss what it means to be Puerto Rican in the United States today

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9780943862330 | 2 edition (Waterfront Pr, September 1, 1986), cover price $4.00

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