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In 2004 twenty-eight women and young girls were murdered in Ciudad Juarez 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 Martinez offers a poetic exploration of these events, pushing boundaries--stylistically and artistically--with vivid poems that contextualize femicide. Martinez departs from traditional narrative to reveal the hidden effects and outcomes of the horrific and heart-wrenching ...

Each and Her 2010, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816528592

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