A cultural legacy and a woman's desire "to be released from rituals"--these are the terms that Cofer confronts in her poetic dialectic of survival. Cultural icons, customs and rites of passage take root in an imagery that is lush, tropical and piercing.
Used availability for Judith Ortiz Cofer's Terms of Survival
June 1995 : USA Paperback
December 1987 : USA Paperback