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Author Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-

Title A place to stand : the making of a poet / Jimmy Santiago Baca.

Imprint New York : Grove Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  811.54 B12p 2001    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 264 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary The story of Jimmy Santiago Baca, "winner of the Pushcart Prize and the American Book Award, ... called an heir to Pablo Neruda, ... [who] at the age of twenty-one ... was illiterate and facing five to ten years in a maximum-security prison for selling drugs."--Jacket.
Subject Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Ex-convicts -- United States -- Biography.
Solitary confinement -- United States.
Mexican American poets -- Biography.
Prisons -- United States.
ISBN 9780802139085
9781435296947 (paw prints)
143529694X (paw prints)

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