Martín & Meditations on the South Valley by Jimmy Santiago Baca

These two semi-autobiographical poetic narratives passionately explore the links between Baca’s personal vision of the arc of his early life and the historical and mythical experiences of the Chicano culture of northern New Mexico.  Baca’s powerful poetic voice engages the physical as well as the metaphysical realities of the urban and natural environments central to his literary imagination.

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