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The magic of blood

Author: Dagoberto Gilb
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this dynamic collection of short stories, including eight from Winners on the Pass Line (1985), Dagoberto Gilb captures the texture of the Southwest's working class in clear, ironic, and bitingly realistic fiction about regular people going about their complex lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilb, Dagoberto, 1950-
Magic of blood.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)624409408
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dagoberto Gilb
ISBN: 0826314368 9780826314369
OCLC Number: 27937473
Description: ix, 287 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Look on the Bright Side --
The Death Mask of Pancho Villa --
Nancy Flores --
I Danced with the Prettiest Girl --
The Magic of Blood --
Al, in Phoenix --
Romero's Shirt --
Churchgoers --
Something Foolish --
The Prize --
Truck --
Where the Sun Don't Shine --
Parking Places --
Recipe --
Photographs Near a Rolls Royce --
The Desperado --
Down in the West Texas Town --
Love in L.A. --
Winners on the Pass Line --
The Senora --
Ballad --
The Rat --
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Was a Democrat --
Hollywood! --
Vic Damone's Music --
Getting a Job in Dell City.
Responsibility: Dagoberto Gilb.

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