What makes this story [Martín] succeed is its honesty, a brutal honestly, as well as Baca’s original imagery and the passion of his writing. Moreover, a history is being written of a culture of poverty, which, except for a few poets, is absent in American poetry.

—Gary Soto, San Francisco Chronicle

Available November 1, 1990

Immigrants In Our Own Land

Poetry by Jimmy Santiago Baca

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Paperback (published November 1, 1990)

ISBN
9780811211451
Price US
12.95

Ebook (published November 1, 1990)

ISBN
9780811223317
Page Count
96

Jimmy Santiago Baca

Contemporary Chicano poet and writer of short stories and screen plays

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What makes this story [Martín] succeed is its honesty, a brutal honestly, as well as Baca’s original imagery and the passion of his writing. Moreover, a history is being written of a culture of poverty, which, except for a few poets, is absent in American poetry.

—Gary Soto, San Francisco Chronicle