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Jimmy santiago baca has 42 books on goodreads with 9091 ratings jimmy santiago baca's most popular book is a place to stand. Summary: born in new mexico, poet jimmy santiago baca recounts his long saga of imprisonment, beginning in childhood and stretching into adulthood. On weekend graveyard shifts at st joseph's hospital i worked the emergency room, mopping up pools of blood and carting plastic bags stuffed with arms, legs and hands to the outdoor incinerator i enjoyed the quiet, away from the screams of shotgunned, knifed, and mangled kids writhing on gurneys outside the operating rooms. Those who argue for the transformative power of the written word will be hard pressed to find a more potent, or moving, argument than the life of poet jimmy santiago baca his childhood story suggests a dickensian tale set in the american southwest baca was born in rural new mexico of parents of. In this performance, jimmy santiago baca reads from black mesa poems, a collection published the year after this reading took placehe also performs poems from martín & meditations on the south valley, a book that was awarded the before columbus american book award and earned jimmy santiago baca an nea grant for the year of this reading.
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