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The moths and other stories

Author: Helena María Viramontes
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, 1995, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Prejudice and the social and economic status of Chicanos often form the backdrop for these haunting stories, but the central theme is the social and cultural values which shape women's lives and which they struggle against with varying degrees of success."--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Short story genre
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Viramontes, Helena María, 1954-
Moths and other stories.
Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, 1995
(OCoLC)656835477
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena María Viramontes
ISBN: 1558851380 9781558851382
OCLC Number: 32895079
Notes: Stories originally published in various periodicals.
Description: 125 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Yvonne Yarbo-Bejarano --
The moths --
Growing --
Birthday --
The broken web --
The Cariboo Cafe --
The long reconciliation --
Snapshots --
Neighbors.
Responsibility: Helena María Viramontes.

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"Prejudice and the social and economic status of Chicanos often form the backdrop for these haunting stories, but the central theme is the social and cultural values which shape women's lives and which they struggle against with varying degrees of success."--Amazon.com.

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