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Jul.16.2009
Bilingual edition, illustrations by Lisa Fields
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Nov.14.2008
"My name is Ana. Every year, my family makes tamales for Christmas. This year, I am six, so I get to mix the dough, which is made of cornmeal. My sister Lidia is eight, so she gets to spread the dough on the corn husk leaves. I wish I was eight, so that my hands would be big enough to spread...
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Nov.14.2008
With dark, knife-in-the ribs humor and poignant glimpses of youth and early adulthood, Gwendolyn Zepeda’s first book is the literati’s version of television variety shows of the 1970s. Chock full of sharp observations in a narrative that jumps from personal essay to a parody of romance novels to...
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Oct.17.2008
When René learns that in the United States his name is also a girl's name, he does some research and relates the name's meaning and letters to his homeland of El Salvador and the things that make him special.
rene-colato-lainez's picture
Oct.17.2008
When a young boy and his mother come to the United States from El Salvador, leaving his father behind, the boy misses his father very much and wants to do something special to show him how much he cares.
maria-espinosa's picture
Sep.27.2008
Longing is a psychological novel focusing on a young woman’s dependence on her husband and finally her attempts to forge an independent life for herself and escape their unhealthy relationship. Rosa, a frail, sensitive American Jew living in Paris, marries an alcoholic expatriate from Chile and...
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Mar.03.2008
Was it a spectre from the past, some Aztec revenant that had inspired the “Black Widow” to kill her husband? Or did these chilling murders have more to do with the rights of property and inheritance, and mere greed? Who better than Gloria Damasco, that indomitable detective with a flair for...
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Mar.03.2008
Historic settings, California panoramas, and Hispanic culture texture this suspenseful search for a ritualistic assassin in the second novel featuring Chicana detective Gloria Damasco. "A shattering conclusion, complete with the requisite gunplay, leaves the reader eager for the next episode...
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Mar.03.2008
Eulogy for a Brown Angel began a new chapter in the mystery genre with the creation of the first Chicana detective in American literature. Now available for the first time in paperback, readers can discover, or rediscover, Lucha Corpi’s dynamic detective, Gloria Damasco, in the classic novel that...