As Our Barrio Turns: Who the Yoke B On?


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Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. New from SPD. In AS OUR BARRIO TURNS ... WHO THE YOKE B ON?, alurista poet-filetero filosofo snaps shots of his singular history in wickedly funny, blasphemous travelogues through his youth and activist days. His scrapbook leapfrogs from military academy in M?xico to militant politics in '60s San Diego, boyhood challenges of Catholic dogma, adult challenges in building a Chicano cultural movement. But it's not nostalgia that alurista traffics in -- it's the revisiting of the past that may hold ...

As Our Barrio Turns: Who the Yoke B On? 2000, Calaca Press

ISBN-13: 9780966077339

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