Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera

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University of New Mexico Press #ad - Canícula--the dog days--a particularly intense part of the summer when most cotton is harvested in South Texas. Actual snapshots and the author's re-created memories allow readers to experience the pivotal events of this world--births, fiestas, deaths, injuries, rites of passage. This popular book won the 1995 Premio Aztlán.

A personalized ethnography that feels as familiar as my own family album, and as touching. Ana castillo"intimate as a poem, and as large as the Texas sky, these stories are at once diminutive and grand. Sandra cisneros Used book in Good Condition. In norma cantú's fictionalized memoir of laredo in the 1940s, and early 1960s, 1950s, it also represents a time between childhood and an as yet unknown adulthood.

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Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza

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Aunt Lute Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A number of scholarships and book awards, including the Anzaldúa Scholar Activist Award and the Gloria E. Gloria was also posthumously awarded her doctoral degree in literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Rooted in gloria anzaldúa's experience as a chicana, and continue to challenge, a lesbian, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenged, an activist, and a writer, how we think about identity.

Borderlands / la frontera remaps our understanding of what a "border" is, presenting it not as a simple divide between here and there, but as a psychic, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, social, us and them, and that inhabits all of us. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition features a new introduction by scholars Norma Cantú University of Texas at San Antonio and Aída Hurtado University of California at Santa Cruz as well as a revised critical bibliography.

Gloria anzaldúa was a Chicana-tejana-lesbian-feminist poet, theorist, and fiction writer from south Texas. Anzaldúa award for Independent Scholars, are awarded in her name every year. Anzaldúa passed away in 2004 and was honored around the world for shedding visionary light on the Chicana experience by receiving the National Association for Chicano Studies Scholar Award in 2005.

Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza #ad - She was the editor of the critical anthology making face/making soul: haciendo Caras Aunt Lute Books, 1990, co-editor of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, and winner of the Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award. She taught creative writing, san francisco state University, Chicano studies, and feminist studies at University of Texas, Vermont College of Norwich University, and University of California Santa Cruz.

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Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios Latin America Otherwise

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Duke University Press #ad - The stories, and central american women provide new perspectives on feminist theorizing, Cuban, Native American, Mexican, Chicana, mixed-heritage, and reflections of this diverse group of Puerto Rican, poetry, Sephardic, memoirs, Dominican, perspectives located in the borderlands of Latino cultures. This often heart wrenching, sometimes playful, yet always insightful collection will interest those who wish to understand the challenges U.

S. Society poses for women of complex cultural heritages who strive to carve out their own spaces in the ivory tower. Contributors. Reclaiming testimonio as a tool for understanding the complexities of Latina identity, they compare how each made the journey to become credentialed creative thinkers and writers.

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Telling to live unleashes the clarifying power of sharing these stories. The complex and rich tapestry of narratives that comprises this book introduces us to an intergenerational group of Latina women who negotiate their place in U. S.

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The Lazarus Project

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Riverhead Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Brik enlists his friend Rora-a war photographer from Sarajevo-to join him in retracing Averbuch's path. Through a history of pogroms and poverty, and entertaining novel that confirms Aleksandar Hemon, provocative, and a prism of a present-day landscape of cheap mafiosi and even cheaper prostitutes, the stories of Averbuch and Brik become inextricably intertwined, creating a truly original, often compared to Vladimir Nabokov,  as one of the most dynamic and essential literary voices of our time.

From the author of The Book of My Lives. The only novel from macarthur genius award winner, Aleksandar Hemon -- the National Book Critics Circle Award winning The Lazarus Project. On march 2, nineteen-year-old lazarus averbuch, an eastern European Jewish immigrant, 1908, was shot to death on the doorstep of the Chicago chief of police and cast as a would-be anarchist assassin.

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12 Million Black Voices

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Basic Books #ad - From crowded, rundown farm shacks to harlem storefront churches, their spiritual strength, the photos depict the lives of black people in 1930s America—their misery and weariness under rural poverty, and their lives in northern ghettos. Wright's accompanying text eloquently narrates the story of these 90 pictures and delivers a powerful commentary on the origins and history of black oppression in this country.

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The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

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Washington Square Press #ad - When their mother at last returns, reyna prepares for her own journey to “El Otro Lado” to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years, her long-absent father. Funny, the distance between us poignantly captures the confusion and contradictions of childhood, reminding us that the joys and sorrows we experience are imprinted on the heart forever, and lyrical, heartbreaking, calling out to us of those places we first called home.

In this poignant memoir about her childhood in Mexico, Reyna Grande skillfully depicts another side of the immigrant experience—the hardships and heartbreaks of the children who are left behind. Sonia nazario, pulitzer prize winner, and author of Enrique's JourneyReyna Grande vividly brings to life her tumultuous early years in this “compelling.

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Also available in Spanish as La distancia entre nosotros. The distance Between Us A Memoir.

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Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Whether she is exploring the vital importance literature and language play in native American heritage, Silko does so with eloquence and power, illuminating the inseparability of the land and the Native American people, or exploding in outrage over the government's long-standing, enlivening the ways and wisdom of the old-time people, racist treatment of Native Americans, born from her profound devotion to all that is Native American.

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Lost Children Archive: A novel

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Knopf #ad - Lost children archive: a novel Hardcover - February 12, 2019. It is a richly engaging story of how we document our experiences, and how we remember the things that matter to us the most. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9780684827070 Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The novel truly becomes novel again in Luiselli’s hands—electric, elastic, alluring, new.

Parul sehgal, full of beauty,  The New York Times"Impossibly smart, heart and insight . A fissure is growing between the parents, one the children can almost feel beneath their feet. But on the radio, there is news about an "immigration crisis": thousands of kids trying to cross the southwestern border into the United States, but getting detained--or lost in the desert along the way.

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The Water of Life Remains in the Dead

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The author, maria nieto, has managed to take the reader into an underground movement that is ugly, and at the same time provides remarkable insight into how the forensic experts work at their craft to capture the guilty. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. It’s fun and clever the way she works barrio denizens into her exploits in the seamy Los Angeles of the 1970s.

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The homicide investigator is sure the responsible persons is Detective Ashworth and his Los Angeles Police Department accomplices involved in two previous murders, but Alejandra isn’t so sure. The twists and turns of solving this murder are unrelenting and take Ms. Alejandra marisol has it all, or does she? She works as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and has been assigned to cover the story of five murdered bodies found in a truck.

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San Diego Lowriders: A History of Cars and Cruising American Heritage

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The History Press #ad - San diego's unique lowrider culture and community has a long history of "low and slow. Cruising the streets from 1950 to 1985, national city, san ysidro and the adjoining border community of Tijuana, twenty-eight lowrider car clubs made their marks in the San Diego neighborhoods of Logan Heights, Old Town, Sherman Heights, Mexico.

Despite being targeted by the police in the 1980s, club members defended their passion and succeeded in building a thriving scene of competitions and shows with a tradition of customization, close community and Chicano pride. Lost children archive: a novel Hardcover - February 12, 2019. Used book in Good Condition.

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Citizen: An American Lyric

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Graywolf Press #ad - A provocative meditation on race, claudia Rankine's long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric. Claudia rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Lost children archive: a novel Hardcover - February 12, 2019.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Some of these encounters are slights, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, on TV-everywhere, online, at the supermarket, seeming slips of the tongue, all the time.

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