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A tale of love, sex, and poetry, with some politics thrown in. The young Berkeley poet Luis Garcia spends the year of 1963 in Santiago, Chile and is befriended by Nicanor Parra, Stella Díaz Varin, and Miller Williams, among many other literary luminaries. His love life goes awry but the publication of his first book of poems, The Calculated Lion, by the Hermanos Arancibia, launches his career. This bio-novella contains real characters and real events along with imaginary ones.