Unpeopled Eden

Unpeopled Eden

by Rigoberto Gonzalez

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Overview


Unpeopled Eden opens in Mictlán, the region of the dead in Aztec mythology, inviting us down into a world where “the men are never coming home” and “rows of ghosts come forth to sing.” Haunted by border crossers and forgotten deportees, lost brothers and sons, González unearths the beautiful and musical amidst the grotesque. These poems are prayer and memorial “for those whose / patron saints are longing and despair.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935536369
Publisher: Four Way Books
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


RIGOBERTO GONZÁLEZ is the author of three previous books of poems, among other publications, teaches at Rutgers-Newark, and lives in Queens.

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