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Calling the Doves/El canto de las palomas
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0892391669, Paperback)Now available in paperback, poet Juan Felipe Herrera s bilingual memoir paints a vivid picture of his migrant farmworker childhood. His rich, evocative prose re-creates the joy of eating under the open sky, celebrating at a fiesta with other farm families, and listening to his mother singing Mexican songs and his father calling the doves. “A welcome alternative to the usually bleak portrayal of the migrant farmworker experience, this is an inspirational self-portrait of a loving Latino family. Booklist
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The author recalls his childhood in the mountains and valleys of California with his farmworker parents who inspired him with poetry and song.
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