The Prince of Los Cocuyos by Richard Blanco

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The Prince of Los Cocuyos
272 pages; Ecco
In this vibrant memoir, Obama-inaugural poet Richard Blanco tenderly, exhilaratingly chronicles his Miami childhood amid a colorful, if suffocating, family of Cuban exiles, as well as his quest to find his artistic voice and the courage to accept himself as a gay man. And then there is that jaunt to Winn-Dixie with his abuela....
— Leigh Haber