The Searchers: Collected Poetry

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by Tomás Rivera

Edited by Julián Olivares

ISBN: 978-1-55885-018-7
Publication Date: 1990
Bind: Trade Paperback
Pages: 112

This moving collection contains poems the late author published and poems the editor discovered among the author’s literary papers. In taut but impassioned lyrics, Rivera celebrates the common experience of humanity and renews his search for the encounter for the self, community, the past and the continuity of the dead through the living.

 

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About the Book

Tomás Rivera’s The Searchers: Collected Poetry, edited by Julián Olivares, contains the twenty-six poems the late author published and an equal number which the editor discovered among the author’s literary papers. In The Searchers, in taut but impassioned lyrics, Tomás Rivera celebrates the common experience of humanity and renews his search for the encounter of the self, community, the past and the continuity of the dead through the living. Tomás Rivera is the author of the now classic Chicano novel … y no se lo tragó la tierra/… and the earth did not devour him and the short story collection The Harvest.