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Benjamin alire sáenz - poet - benjamin alire sáenz, born in new mexico in 1954, is the author of several poetry collections and novels he lives in el paso, and his work is often characterized by his relationshop to the southwestern landscape. Benjamin alire sáenz is a prolific novelist, poet, and author of children's books sammy and juliana in hollywood , his first novel for young adults, was a finalist for the los angeles times book prize and a young adult library services association top ten books for young adults pick in 2005. He forgot to say goodbye by sáenz, benjamin alire and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
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