AmeR�can

ISBN-10: 1558853952
ISBN-13: 9781558853959
Edition: 2nd 2003
Authors: Tato Laviera
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286

Tato Laviera was born Jes�s Abraham Laviera on May 9, 1950, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He moved to the Lower East Side as a child. He attended Brooklyn College and Cornell University. Before becoming a full-time poet in the 1970s, he was a community organizer. His first collection, La Carreta Made a U-Turn, was published in 1979. He was one of the best-known representatives of the Nuyorican school of poetry. During his lifetime, he published books, plays and poems including AmeR�can, Mixturao and Other Poems, and The King of Cans. After being in a coma since late January, he died from complications of diabetes on November 1, 2013 at the age of 63.

"Celebrating Life: The AmeRican Poet Tato Laviera,"p. 5
Ethnic Tributes
Bookp. 13
Intellectualp. 15
Boricuap. 16
Arabp. 18
Blackp. 19
Chinesep. 20
Cubanp. 21
Englishp. 23
Greekp. 25
Irishp. 26
Italianp. 28
Jamaicanp. 29
Japanesep. 30
Jewishp. 31
Russianp. 32
Spanishp. 33
Mundo-worldp. 34
Values
Pueblo
Cafep. 39
Boyhoodp. 40
Negritop. 41
Abuelitop. 42
Jibarop. 44
Ay benditop. 45
De pueblop. 46
Deportep. 47
Paip. 48
Nuyoricans
Three-way warning poemp. 49
Panap. 50
Graffitersp. 51
Grafiterosp. 52
Nuyoricanp. 53
Asimilaop. 54
Criollo storyp. 55
Craqueaop. 57
Esquina dudep. 58
Coquetap. 60
Enchulap. 61
M'ijap. 62
Bravap. 63
Bodap. 65
Puertorriquenap. 67
Chornap. 68
Rituals
Thinkingp. 69
Talkingp. 71
Prayingp. 72
Dancingp. 74
Politics
Politicalp. 79
Commonwealthp. 80
Dictadorp. 82
Revolutionaryp. 84
Popularp. 86
Don luis munoz marinp. 87
Don luis a. ferrep. 88
Socialistap. 90
Mari brasp. 91
Licenciado don pedro albizu camposp. 92
AmeRicanp. 94
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