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janet 01-12-2007 07:30 AM

Piri Thomas
Does anyone know if Piri Thomas, the author of Down these Mean Streets, still lives, I read his book back in the 70's...Thanks!

Jibaro 01-14-2007 10:03 PM

He is alive and well at sunny California.
Check out his official web site:


Jibaro 04-18-2008 05:03 PM

Piri Thomas update:

Puerto Rican poet and writer, Piri Thomas, best known for his depiction of barrio survival in Down These Mean Streets, suffered a stroke.

The 79 year old author is recovering in his now home of California.

Capicu Poetry is compiling email and audio messages to send to the poet, to serve as a source of strength for Piri, since he has been a source of strength to countless Latinos (and others).

If you want to send Piri Thomas a get well message please email CapicuPoetry@gmail.com or call their community hotline (208) 723-5966.


Jibaro 10-20-2011 06:38 AM

Piri Thomas
Piri Thomas, Spanish Harlem Author, Dies at 83


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