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Antonio's gun and Delfino's dream : true tales of Mexican migration

Author: Sam Quinones
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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TRUE TALES OF MEXICAN MIGRATION.
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Quinones, Sam, 1958-
Antonio's gun and Delfino's dream.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607765069
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Quinones
ISBN: 9780826342546 082634254X 9780826342553 0826342558
OCLC Number: 76262295
Description: 318 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Antonio's gun --
Delfino I : a Sunday afternoon dream in the Alameda --
The Tomato King --
The saga of South Gate --
Doyle and Chuy wrap Juárez in velvet --
Delfino II : Diez in the desert --
The beautiful insanity of Enrique Fuentes --
Atolinga --
A soccer season in southwest Kansas --
Delfino III : alive in L.A. --
Epilogue : leaving Mexico --
Story updates.
Responsibility: Sam Quinones.
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Includes stories of the Henry Ford of velvet painting in Ciudad Juarez, the emergence of opera in Tijuana, the bizarre goings-on in the LA suburb of South Gate, and of the drug-addled colonies of Old  Read more...

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.,."a keen look at the migrant economy...[in] nine skillful, moving stories. Quinones layers with the sociological, economic, and historical context of 60 years of immigration...[in these] very fine Read more...

 
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