Renato Rosaldo's new prose poetry collection shares his experiences and those of his group of twelve Mexican American Tucson High School friends known as the Chasers as they grew up, graduated, and fell out of touch. Derived from interviews with the Chasers and three other friends conducted after their fiftieth high school reunion, Rosaldo's poems present a chorus of disti...
The Chasers Reviews
Not exactly what I'd call poetry or even prose-poetry ... more ethnographic remembrances, but it's beautiful and I want everyone I know to read it!
I was in high school nearly two decades after Renato Rosaldo and about a hundred miles north of his teenage home in Tucson, but this small book touched me and reminded me of my own Phoenix high school experience in many ways. A lovely, poetic reminiscence of what seems like a lovely group of fellas who sure have made something of themselves. The book's design elements and the photos bring this book to life.
interesting concept - but more prose than prose-poetry. the narrative elements become repetitive.