On The Front Line

Trade Paper – $12.95

ISBN 978-0-915306-86-2
Publication Date
July 1995
Categories
Page Count
72 pages
Trim Size
5.4 x 8.4
ISBN
0-915306-86-7

On The Front Line

Guerilla Poems of El Salvador

More than poetry of combat, this bilingual edition is a record of the struggles, hopes and dreams of a war-torn country, providing a vivid description of the recent struggles in El Salvador.
About the Author

Clara Isabel Alegría Vides (born May 12, 1924) is a Nicaraguan poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist who was a major voice in the literature of contemporary Central America. She writes under the pseudonym Claribel Alegría.

In 1947 Alegría married the U.S.-born journalist Darwin J. ("Bud") Flakoll; they had three daughters and one son. Flakoll coauthored some of her novels and translated much of her work into English. He died in 1995. Alegría's Sorrow, a collection of love poems, was written for her deceased husband.

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