Thursday, October 20, 2011

Piri Thomas, Author of "Down These Mean Streets," Is Dead at 83 (The New York Times / Daily News / NY1 News / NPR / NiLP Network)

Spanish Harlem-born poet and author of Puerto Rican descent Piri Thomas, whose bestselling 1967 book Down These Mean Streets is usually considered the first example of Latino literature in the East Coast, died on Monday at his home in California ... read more here, herehere, here, take a listen here and watch video here

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