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Wonderful Wasteland and Other Natural Disasters

Poems (University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose)

Elidio La Torre Lagares


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When Hurricane Mar a unleashed its devastation onto Puerto Rico, thousands of lives were lost to the storm in what was the island's worst natural disaster on record. With so much of the recovery still underway and the scars still fresh, its citizens continue to contend with the reality that life on the island has fundamentally changed.

In his first collection of poems written in English, La Torre Lagares journeys through his memory in an effort to recompose his shattered land. Togethe.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813178226, 80pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2019