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Author Name    Julia. ALVAREZ

Title   The Other Side/El Otro Lado.

Binding   Paper Back

Book Condition   Used - Very Good

Publisher    NY: Dutton January 1995

ISBN Number    B00DDAS7HM

Seller ID   7411

Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. All international shipments are made via PRIORITY MAIL, U.S. Postal Service. Please see amount before purchase. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. First American edition. Widely known for her novels, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies, Latina author Alvarez claims her authority as a poet with this collection. Tracing a lyrical journey through the landscape of immigrant life, these direct, reflective and often sensuous poems are grouped into five sections which, like the points of a star, indicate a circle. Alvarez begins with ``Bilingual Sestina,'' a meditation on leaving her native Dominican Republic for an alien land and strange language. She ends with the title poem ``The Other Side/El Otro Lado,'' a long, multipart narrative recounting her return to her homeland as a woman transformed--translated--by the years she has lived in America from native to guest.

Price = 10.00 USD



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