The Resource Citizen illegal : poems, José Olivarez

Citizen illegal : poems, José Olivarez

Label
Citizen illegal : poems
Title
Citizen illegal
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
José Olivarez
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this stunning debut, poet José Olivarez explores the story, contradictions, joys, and sorrows that embody life in the spaces between Mexico and America. He paints vivid portraits of good kids, bad kids, families clinging to hope, life after the steel mills, and gentrifying barrios. Drawing on the rich traditions of Latinx and Chicago writers like Sandra Cisneros and Gwendolyn Brooks, Olivarez creates a home out of life in the in-between."--
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Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olivarez, José
Dewey number
811.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3615.L56
LC item number
C58 2018
Literary form
poetry
Series statement
BreakBeat poets series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican Americans
  • Immigrants
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Immigrants
  • Mexican Americans
Label
Citizen illegal : poems, José Olivarez
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
(Citizen) (illegal) -- My parents fold like luggage -- Mexican Heaven -- River Oaks mall -- My therapist says make friends with your monsters -- Boy & the belt -- The voice in my head speaks English now -- Rumors -- Mexican Heaven -- Ode to cheese fries -- I wake in a field of wolves with the moon -- Note: rose that grows from concrete -- Ode to Cal City basement parties -- Not-love is a season -- Mexican Heaven -- On my mom's 50th birthday -- Hecky naw -- Ode to Scottie Pippen -- Mexican Heaven -- The day my little brother gets accepted into grad school -- I tried to be a good Mexican son -- I walk into every room & yell where the Mexicans at -- Mexican American obituary -- White folks is crazy -- Mexican Heaven -- I ask Jesus how I got so white -- Poem in which I become Wolverine -- When the bill collector calls & I do not have the heart to answer -- Mexican American disambiguation -- Mexican Heaven -- You get fat when you're in love -- Interview -- My family never finished migrating we just stopped -- If anything is missing, then it's nothing big enough to remember -- Sleep apnea -- Mexican Heaven -- Note: vaporub -- Summer love -- Mexican Heaven -- Poem to take the belt out of my dad's hands -- My mom texts me for the millionth time -- I loved the world so I married it -- Love poem feat. Kanye West -- Getting ready to say I love you to my dad, it rains -- River Oaks mall (reprise) -- Gentefication -- Guapo
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
69 pages
Isbn
9781608469543
Lccn
2018048356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022782730
  • 889117
  • (OCoLC)on1022782730
  • 889117
Label
Citizen illegal : poems, José Olivarez
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
(Citizen) (illegal) -- My parents fold like luggage -- Mexican Heaven -- River Oaks mall -- My therapist says make friends with your monsters -- Boy & the belt -- The voice in my head speaks English now -- Rumors -- Mexican Heaven -- Ode to cheese fries -- I wake in a field of wolves with the moon -- Note: rose that grows from concrete -- Ode to Cal City basement parties -- Not-love is a season -- Mexican Heaven -- On my mom's 50th birthday -- Hecky naw -- Ode to Scottie Pippen -- Mexican Heaven -- The day my little brother gets accepted into grad school -- I tried to be a good Mexican son -- I walk into every room & yell where the Mexicans at -- Mexican American obituary -- White folks is crazy -- Mexican Heaven -- I ask Jesus how I got so white -- Poem in which I become Wolverine -- When the bill collector calls & I do not have the heart to answer -- Mexican American disambiguation -- Mexican Heaven -- You get fat when you're in love -- Interview -- My family never finished migrating we just stopped -- If anything is missing, then it's nothing big enough to remember -- Sleep apnea -- Mexican Heaven -- Note: vaporub -- Summer love -- Mexican Heaven -- Poem to take the belt out of my dad's hands -- My mom texts me for the millionth time -- I loved the world so I married it -- Love poem feat. Kanye West -- Getting ready to say I love you to my dad, it rains -- River Oaks mall (reprise) -- Gentefication -- Guapo
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
69 pages
Isbn
9781608469543
Lccn
2018048356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1022782730
  • 889117
  • (OCoLC)on1022782730
  • 889117

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