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L.A. stories : the voices of cultural diversity

Author: Carol Clark Ottesen
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1999.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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L.A. stories.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1999
(OCoLC)657162387
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Clark Ottesen
ISBN: 0761814027 9780761814023
OCLC Number: 40954031
Description: xxiv, 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. 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 --
2. 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 --
3. 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 --
4. 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 --
5. 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 --
6. Conflict in the Dark Room --
Washington, D.C., 1942 --
Ancient Conficts: 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 --
7. 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 --
8. 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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