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Rappin' with Ten Thousand Carabaos in the Dark (Expanded Edition) (Paperback)

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Originally published in 1996, RAPPIN' WITH TEN THOUSAND CARABAOS IN THE DARK is a collection of poetry by the late Al Robles, the quintessential Pilipino American poet, storyteller, and co-founder of the Kearny Street Workshop in San Francisco. In this new expanded edition that also commemorates UCLA AASC's 50th anniversary, the book includes a forward by Tony Robles, as well as a classic essay by Al Robles from Amerasia Journal. Described by Ishmael Reed as a journey into the heart of Pilipino soul, Robles's poetry reflected his power as a storyteller and his own activism. It includes glimpses into the lives of the elderly Pilipino Manongs, whose stories and lives he documented.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780934052535
ISBN-10: 0934052530
Publisher: UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press
Publication Date: November 30th, 2020
Pages: 158
Language: English