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Beneath the Halo

Mendoza, Celeste Guzman

Published by Wings Press
ISBN 10: 1609403312 / ISBN 13: 9781609403317
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Title: Beneath the Halo

Publisher: Wings Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New


Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 182 x 5. Weight in Grams: 118. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781609403317

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Divided into four sections, Beneath the Halo explores various aspects of Celeste Guzman Mendoza?s experience as a Tejana, a native Texan of Mexican-American descent. She brings the landscapes and cultural life of her roots to life by delving into topics fundamental to her Tejana identity?family, land, faith, and marriage. Possessed of a rich imagery, Mendoza?s insights into coming of age during a period of cultural and demographic evolution are at once heartrending and hilarious and will appeal to younger readers as well as students and professors interested in contemporary Latina poetics.

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Celeste Guzman Mendoza is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in Borderlands, Poet Lore, Salamander, and other journals as well as numerous anthologies, and a cofounder of CantoMundo, a master workshop for Latino and Latina poets. She is also a playwright whose first production, Burnt Sienna, won the American College Theater Festival?s Ten Minute Play Award. She is currently the associate director of development at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies at the University of Texas?Austin. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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