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Richard Blanco

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Books by Richard Blanco
Looking for the Gulf Motel (2012)
4.32 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Beautifully sensitive and compelling volume of poetry about life's cycles: beginnings, growing, learning, disappointments, endings and then the inevitable transition into the next life. Unbelievably relatable and lyrically beautiful. I liked the title poem: Looking for the Gulf...
For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet's Journey (2013)
4.17 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is the 2014 Seattle Reads choice - their first poet! Blanco will be doing events in Seattle later this month and the library has been providing patrons with copies. A friend passed me one last night and I read it over the course of the next 90 minutes. It starts with his bei...
Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood (2014)
4.31 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A wonderful memoir by the Cuban-American poet chosen to read his works at the second Obama inauguration. Beautifully written, it tells of Blanco's struggles to come to terms with his heritage as well as his sexuality. If you've ever been curious about Miami's tight-knit Cuban ...
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