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Black dove : mamá, mi'jo, and me

Author: Ana Castillo
Publisher: New York City : The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Feminist Press editionView all editions and formats
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"In this collection of essays, Ana Castillo examines what it means to be a single, brown, feminist parent in a world of mass incarceration, racial profiling, and police brutality. Castillo writes about intergenerational stories from Mexico City to Chicago, and she narrates some of America's social injustices through the lens of motherhood"--
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Ana Castillo; Ana Castillo; Ana Castillo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Castillo
ISBN: 9781558619234 1558619232
OCLC Number: 923552884
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
My mother's Mexico --
Remembering las cartoneras --
Her last tortillas --
Peel me a girl --
Bowing out --
On mothers, lovers, and other rivals --
When I died in Oaxaca --
Are hunters born or made? --
Swimming with sharks --
What's in a nombre --
Mi'jo's Canon in D Major --
Love, your son, Marcello --
And the woman fled into the desert --
Searching the other side --
Black dove --
Coda.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Ana Castillo.

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"In this collection of essays, Ana Castillo examines what it means to be a single, brown, feminist parent in a world of mass incarceration, racial profiling, and police brutality. Castillo writes about intergenerational stories from Mexico City to Chicago, and she narrates some of America's social injustices through the lens of motherhood"--

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