Riverbed of Memory
Riverbed of Memory
Pocket Poets Number 49
Translated by Barbara Paschke


These are poems written mostly in a time of war, and rooted in the land and people of Nicaragua. Zamora draws deep portraits of women of all classes, often using her own body as a metaphor and starting point. Recalling the years of revolution and resistance to U.S. intervention, she follows the riverbed of her memories through the land of her childhood, mourns the devastation of war, and illuminates the heroic lives of ordinary men and women.

Daisy Zamora was program director of clandestine Radio Sandino during the revolution and later served as vice-minister of Culture in the Sandinista government.

Title Riverbed of Memory
Subtitle Pocket Poets Number 49
Author Daisy Zamora
Translated by Barbara Paschke
Languages English, Spanish
Publisher City Lights Publishers
Title First Published 1993
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 132 p.
ISBN-10 0872862739
ISBN-13 9780872862739
Publication Date 1993
Main content page count 132
Dimensions 4.8 x 6.3 in.
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $9.95
 


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