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L.A. stories : the voices of cultural diversity

Author: Carol Clark Ottesen
Publisher: Yarmouth, Me., USA : Intercultural Press, ©1993.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
L.A. stories.
Yarmouth, Me., USA : Intercultural Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)679452095
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Clark Ottesen
ISBN: 1877864269 9781877864261
OCLC Number: 28927357
Description: xxiv, 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
New Ellis Island --
Cats in a bag? --
Voices --
The gossamer thread --
The encounter: From the border to the barrio --
Mi memry --
Solomonsville, Arizona, 1935 --
Being poor --
My cardboard house --
My eyes are falling down --
My first impressions of U.S.A. --
Crossing the border --
Surviving: Washington, D.C., 1940 --
My life is boring --
Jose wants to be a priest --
I didn't pass the SAT --
I have no address --
Taipei, Taiwan, August 1970 --
I am the boy with the oranges --
Kim Ho Park --
An individual, but not totally --
Polka-dot family --
Gangs: Los Angeles, 1954 --
I could smell the blood --
River of Lagrimas --
Mommy, where's my daddy? --
Gang-banging --
Mi vida loca --
Problem child --
Gangs through the eyes of an emergency room nurse --
Bloods and Crips: the conflict --
Living in the housing projects --
Dino --
L.A. on fire: Flashes of defiance --
Every Black man is a potential Rodney King --
It was a nightmare --
Violence defeats itself --
I wanted to go back to the Philippines --
It gave me a heavy heart --
Yashunda --
Stop the madness --
A richer stew: Rolling Hills, September 1973 --
Earthquakes and other challenges --
Miyako wants another husband --
I wasn't there --
Close to death --
Nada --
Nigerian Black Magic --
Conflict in the dark room: Washington, D.D., 1942 --
Ancient conflicts: present pain --
Lebanese restaurant in red --
It's easy to kill --
Untouchable --
Constanza --
Work brings freedom --
Hungarian refugee --
Life with only chopin --
February 1989/august 1974 --
Possibilities: Love in Lagos --
Is love, like real? --
Forgiveness --
September 1989 --
The geode --
Ashamed of my mom --
Flight from North Korea my father's story --
Why I love being Italian --
We are all related: An Indian son --
An Indian daughter --
Marie --
Dancing leaf --
June 1991, last day of the semester.
Other Titles: LA stories.
Los Angeles stories.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Carol Clark Ottesen.

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