Smooth-talking Dog by Roberto Castillo UdiarteSmooth-talking Dog by Roberto Castillo Udiarte

Smooth-talking Dog

byRoberto Castillo UdiarteTranslated byAnthony Seidman

Paperback | December 23, 2016

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In his biting first full‐length collection in English, Tijuana poet Roberto Castillo Udiarte commiserates with Zona Norte streetwalkers, embodies the desert lizard, and maps a life lived in the dimness of the barroom - as well as its incisive light. The poems inSmooth-Talking Dog display the counterculture influence of a wide range of influences on both sides of the border, from both the page and the rock concert stage, as hilarious and tragic as they are deadly serious. Celebrating Baja California's status outside the Mexican literary mainstream,Smooth-Talking Dog proves just how permeable the aesthetic border between the U.S. and Mexico really is.
Roberto Castillo Udiarte, 'the Godfather of Tijuana's counterculture' (La Prensa San Diego), has written a half dozen books of poetry and a handful of novels. Born in Tecate in 1951, Castillo Udiarte has lived his entire life in Baja California, though he has often explored el otro lado" in search of his literary contemporaries, among ...
Title:Smooth-talking DogFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.38 inPublished:December 23, 2016Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944700080

ISBN - 13:9781944700089