South American Mi Hija. Sharon Doubiago.
South American Mi Hija
South American Mi Hija
South American Mi Hija

South American Mi Hija

ISBN: 0822954508
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1992. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. Inscribed & signed by Sharon Doubiago to Thomas Rain Crowe. "When Shawn Doubiago graduated from high school at fifteen, she and her mother, Sharon, embarked on a journey through Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. In Cuzco, Peru, standing before an altar where the Incas had sacrificed female virgins, the daughter asked, "Are there any good men?" South America Mi Hija is Sharon Doubiago's Reply." (from back cover) An epic poem by Sharon Doubiago, the acclaimed & prolific poet who was among those in the circle of Thomas Rain Crowe who were at the center of the Baby Beat Generation/ Second San Francisco Renaissance during the 1970s (see our book, Starting from San Francisco, item No. 3071,Deluxe Edition No. 3075). First softcover edition, published simultaneously with a hardcover edition during 1992. On the title page, Doubiago has hand-inscribed & signed, mostly inside a hand-line-drawn heart: For Thomas Rain Crowe/ "The lone embrace of the universe!"/ I love you/ (signed) Sharon Doubiago/ Oct(ober) 27- Nov(ember) 2, 1992/ Ashville-Columbie/ Spartanburg-Columbie/ Casie(?) fork Creek/ Peregrin." A key collectible in the Doubiago canon, greatly enriched by this characteristically exuberant inscription to a kindred Baby Beat-&-Beyond colleague from year of publication. In very fine condition with only light rubbing to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; light rubbing & spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only sparse spotting at inner covers; light echo-shade of inscription on preceding & following page leaves; tiny bumps at corners of a few of same. Very Fine. [Item #3612]

Price: $35.00