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Jimmy Santiago Baca

Poetry Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19910412

A Mexican-American, Baca taught himself to read and write while in prison for drug possession. He has published numerous books of poetry and WORKING IN THE DARK, a book of essays. Here he reads from his work.

| Subject Matter: Latino | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Poetry Nonfiction |

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