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Soto, Francisco. Reinaldo Arenas. New York: Twayne, 1998. _______. ” Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1994. —Rafael Ocasio Jimmy Santiago Baca Jimmy Santiago Baca Born: Sante Fe, New Mexico; January 2, 1952 Baca’s poetry expresses the experience of a “detribalized Apache,” reared in a Chicano barrio, who finds his values in family, the land, and a complex cultural heritage. Traditions: American Indian, Mexican American Principal works: Immigrants in Our Own Land, 1979; Swords of Darkness, 1981; What’s Happening, 1982; Poems Taken from My Yard, 1986; Martín; &, Meditations on the South Valley, 1986; Black Mesa Poems, 1989; Working in the Dark: Reflections of a Poet of the Barrio, 1992; Set This Book on Fire, 1999 Jimmy Santiago Baca began to write poetry as an almost illiterate vato loco (crazy guy, gangster) serving a five-year term in a federal prison.
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