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WHISPERING TO FOOL THE WIND.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
New York: Sheep Meadow Press, 1982. SIGNED first edition - His first full-length collection of poems (after 2 earlier chapbooks), winner of the 1981 Walt Whitman Award. The judge was Donald Justice and he cited Rios's ability "to transform and illuminate" natural seeming objects and images - many from Rios' experiences growing up in the Arizona - Mexico border town of Nogales. This copy is both SIGNED on the title page, and warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page. ISBN: 0-935296-31x.
Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 18765More details Price: $25.00