187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border

187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border

Undocuments, 1971-2007

Book - 2007
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A hybrid collection of texts written and performed on the road, from Mexico City to San Francisco, from Central America to central California, illustrated throughout with photos and artwork. Rants, manifestos, newspaper cutups, street theater, anti-lectures, love poems, and riffs tell the story of what it's like to live outlaw and brown in the United States.

Juan Felipe Herrera is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. The author of twenty-one books, he is also a community arts leader and a dynamic performer and actor. He is the son of Mexican immigrants and grew up in the migrant fields of California.

Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights, c2007.
ISBN: 9780872864627
0872864626
Branch Call Number: 811.54 HERRERA
Characteristics: 352, [3] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

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