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Promises of gold = Promesas de oro  Cover Image Book Book

Promises of gold = Promesas de oro

Olivarez, José (author.). Ruano González, David, (translator.). Olivarez, José Container of (expression): Promises of gold. (Added Author). Olivarez, José Container of (expression): Promises of gold. Spanish. (Added Author).

Summary: "A groundbreaking collection of poems addressing how every kind of love--self, brotherly, romantic, familial, cultural--is birthed, shaped, and complicated by the invisible forces of gender, capitalism, religion, migration, and so on. Written in English and combined with a Spanish translation by poet David Ruano, Promises of Gold explores many forms of love and how "a promise made isn't always a promise kept," as Olivarez grapples with the contradictions of the American Dream laying bare the ways in which "love is complicated by forces larger than our hearts.""--

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  • ISBN: 9781250878496
  • ISBN: 1250878497
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 141, 141, xvi pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2023.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Poetry collection in English and translation into Spanish, bound tête-bêche.
Text in English and Spanish.
Formatted Contents Note: Folk Tales -- Ojalá Ojalá Ojalá -- Gold -- Untranslatable -- Receding -- Ojalá Ojalá Ojalá -- God -- Before Monday Arrives Like A Fist -- Glory -- Glory -- Glory.
Language Note:
Text in English and Spanish.
Subject: Love Poetry
American Dream Poetry
Olivarez, José Translations into Spanish
Genre: Poetry.
Upside-down books.

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