Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood

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Arte Público Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 158 pages
Cultural Writing. Latino/Latina Studies. SILENT DANCING combines poetry and prose to form an innovative and deeply personal narrative that explores Judith Ortiz Cofer's memories of her childhood spent between Puerto Rico and New Jersey. Winner of the 1991 PEN/Martha Albrand Special Citation for Nonfiction. "This book is a treasure, a secret door opening onto memories locked away long ago"--San Francisco Chronicle.

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Nice exposure of the subtle pleasantries of Puerto Rican life and the immigration experience. A Virginia Woolf style of autobiographical stories and poems with a similarity to Junot Diaz. Read full review

Contents

Journey to a Summers Afternoon
11
Talking to the Dead
29
Primary Lessons
48
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About the author (1990)

Judith Ortiz Cofer is a Franklin Professor of English & creative writing at the University of Georgia.

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