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The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano / Margarita Engle ; art by Sean Qualls.

By: Engle, Margarita.
Contributor(s): Qualls, Sean [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 183 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780805077063 :; 0805077065 :.Subject(s): Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 -- Juvenile poetry | Manzano, Juan Francisco, 1797-1854 -- Poetry | Children's poetry, American | Slaves -- Juvenile poetry | Poets -- Juvenile poetry | Slaves -- Poetry | Poets -- Poetry | Cuba -- Juvenile poetry | Cuba -- PoetryDDC classification: 811/.54 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text A Junior Library Guild selection.Summary: Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.
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Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

A Junior Library Guild selection.

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