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Story Line Press, 1998 - Poetry - 69 pages
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The speaker in Extranjera is a foreigner, an outsider to both Mexico and herself. Her story is a journey which begins in bravado: She boards a bus and travels deep into the Mexico she wishes to embrace. What she finds are vibrant colors, poor villagers, feral dogs, riveting characters, and the keys to self-awareness. The poems in Extranjera are intensely visual and leap from the page as if they were masked dancers at Carnival

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The seventh book of poems by a previous Iowa prizewinner (Hunger, 1996) comes with a glossary of Spanish words appended, which isn—t really necessary since Haskins relies on a Hemingwayesque ... Read full review


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