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Latina : women's voices from the borderlands

Author: Lillian Castillo-Speed
Publisher: New York : Published by Simon & Schuster, [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty stories by Hispanic women writers. They range from Mary Ponce's Just Desserts, about a woman whose date turns sour, to Lucha Corpi's Epiphany: The Third Gift, on a girl who lacks femininity and the effect this has on her family.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Essays
Literary collections
Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latina.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995
(OCoLC)624397893
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Castillo-Speed
ISBN: 0684802406 9780684802404 068480381X 9780684803814
OCLC Number: 32202096
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 284 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. The past we bring with us. My mother's Mexico / Ana Castillo --
Facing the mariachis / Alicia Gaspar de Alba --
from A place where the sea remembers / Sandra Benítez --
Lourdes Puente / Cristina García --
Puertoricanness / Aurora Levins Morales --
Remembering Lobo / Pat Mora --
Tierra a tierra / Patricia Preciado Martin --
Rosario Magdaleno / Patricia Blanco --
That was living / Kathleen Ann González --
How Pancho was nearly late to his own funeral / Arlene Mestas --
Part 2. Our land, our lives. Twist and shout / Judith Ortiz Cofer --
Miss Clairol / Helena María Viramontes --
Snow / Julia Alvarez --
from A name for Cebolla / Reid Gómez --
Grand slam / Denise Chávez --
Two letters home / Lety Martínez González and Patricia Zárate --
Only daughter / Sandra Cisneros --
Polaroids / Achy Obejas --
Marta del Angel / Linda Macías Feyder --
Fresh fruit / Marisella Veiga --
Just dessert / Mary Helen Ponce --
Personality fabulosa / Monica Palacios --
Part 3. Nuestra politica. Art in America con acento / Cherríe Moraga --
from Singing to Cuba / Margarita Engle --
Enedina's story / Inés Hernández-Avila --
Epiphany : the third gift / Lucha Corpi --
from Borderlands/La Frontera : the new Mestiza / Gloria Anzaldúa --
from When I was Puerto Rican / Esmerelda Santiago --
from In search of Bernabe / Graciela Limón --
from MotherTongue / Demetria Martínez --
Place of the dead / Alma Luz Villanueva.
Responsibility: edited by Lillian Castillo-Speed.

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Memorable and moving fiction and thoughtful and provocative nonfiction--mainstream works by both well-known and emerging Latina writers--focus on themes of heritage, lives in an often alienating  Read more...

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