In 2004 twenty-eight women and young girls were murdered in Ciudad Ju???rez and the surrounding areas. The tragedy escalated to fifty-eight murders in 2006, then again to eighty-six in 2008, and current estimates top four hundred deaths. Now poet Valerie Mart???nez offers a poetic exploration of these events, pushing boundaries--stylistically and artistically--with vivid poems that contextualize femicide. Mart???nez departs from traditional narrative to reveal the hidden effects and outcomes of the horrific and heart ...

Each and Her 2010, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816528592

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