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The last tortilla & other stories

Author: Sergio Troncoso
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1999.
Series: Camino del sol.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of stories on Mexican-Americans. One deals with the gulf between Anglo and Latin cultures, another is a romance between an older woman and a younger man, a third is on a boy's satisfaction with a job well done.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Troncoso, Sergio, 1961-
Last tortilla & other stories.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607249869
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Troncoso
ISBN: 0816519609 9780816519606 0816519617 9780816519613
OCLC Number: 40573449
Description: x, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Ilan Stavans --
Angie Luna --
A rock trying to be a stone --
Espíritu Santo --
Remembering possibilities --
The snake --
Time magician --
The abuelita --
The gardener --
The last tortilla --
Punching chickens --
Day of the dead --
My life in the city --
Acknowledgments --
About the author.
Series Title: Camino del sol.
Other Titles: Last tortilla and other stories
Last tortilla
Responsibility: Sergio Troncoso ; with an introduction by Ilan Stavans.

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An anthology of stories on Mexican-Americans. One deals with the gulf between Anglo and Latin cultures, another is a romance between an older woman and a younger man, a third is on a boy's satisfaction with a job well done.

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Winner of the 1999 "Premio Aztlan" for the best book by an emerging Chicano writer"These stories are richly satisfying." "Publishers Weekly""Enthusiastically recommended" "Booklist""Troncoso really Read more...

 
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