A NATURAL MAN.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1999). SIGNED first edition - Collection of poetry by this award winning Chicano writer, mostly set in California's central valley. A National Book Award finalist, in this book, he "tackles the shabby reality of the world around him and turns it into vivid poetry. Drawing on the Chicano slang of the barrio, Soto gives authentic voice to portraits of life set mostly in California's San Joaquin Valley, where he was born and raised." SIGNED on the title page. 71 pp. Cover illustration by Jose Ortega. ISBN: 0-08118-25183.
Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (name blacked out inside front cover).