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The Child Poet

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By: Homero Aridjis

Language: English

Quality: Good

Genre: Biography, Poetry

ISBN: 9780914671404

SKU: BE500188815342

Pages: 250

Description: This work, narrated in a succession of interconnected vignettes, provides a portrait of Homero Aridjis in his pre-poet years. A child at a time when sights and sensations were still delivered at their purest, when each day brought new perceptions of his mother and his father, when every villager in Contepec formed part of a personal mythology. It was a time when shadows were palpable and light had a sound of its own. Imminent fatherhood helped revive memories that had, for two decades, lain dormant.