Item description for Maricones eminentes (Spanish Edition) by Jaime Manrique...
With sensitivity and talent Jaime Manrique portrays key moments in the private and literary lives of three important Hispanic writers (Manuel Puig, Reinaldo Arenas and Federico Garca Lorca), while at the same time narrating his own intellectual and emotional trip towards becoming an author. By recounting his first years in Colombia, he presents a sincere vision of what it means to grow up in Latin America as a homosexual.
Description in Spanish: Con sensibilidad e ingenio Jaime Manrique retrata gilmente momentos claves en la vida privada y literaria de tres importantes escritores hispanos (Manuel Puig, Reinaldo Arenas y Federico Garca Lorca), al tiempo que narra su propio viaje intelectual y emocional para llegar a ser un autor. Por medio de un recuento de sus primeros aos en Colombia, presenta una visin sincera sobre lo que significa crecer en Latinoamrica como homosexual.
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Jaime Manrique is the award-winning author of the memoir Eminent Maricones, and the novels Latin Moon in Manhattan, Twilight at the Equator, and Colombian Gold. A contributor to Salon.com, BOMB, and other publications, he lives in New York City and is an associate professor in the MFA program at Columbia University.
Jaime Manrique currently resides in New York, in the state of New York. Jaime Manrique was born in 1949.