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Author: Manuel Muñoz
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2003.
Series: Latino voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A first collection of stories, mainly set in California's Central Valley, depicts the struggles of characters against their physical and personal surroundings and follows in the title story the experiences of a teenage boy who learns the consequences of succumbing to the lure of a town outsider.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muñoz, Manuel, 1972-
Zigzagger.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606997836
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Muñoz
ISBN: 0810120984 9780810120983 0810120992 9780810120990
OCLC Number: 52178971
Description: 185 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Anchored. Zigzagger --
The third myth --
Tiburon --
Museo de bellas artes --
The unimportant Lila Parr --
Swallow --
No blood. Campo --
The wooden boat --
Loco --
By the time you get there, by the time you get back --
Anchorage --
Astilla --
Waiting to be dangerous. Not Nevada --
Fotito --
Waiting to be dangerous --
Zapatos --
Good as yesterday --
Everything the white boy told you --
The harbor of hands. Hombres --
Skyshot --
Teatro Japons --
Monkey, si --
Clima.
Series Title: Latino voices.
Responsibility: Manuel Muñoz.
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Set mainly in California's Central Valley, Manuel Munoz's collection of stories goes beyond the traditional family myths and narratives of Chicano literature and explores, instead, the constant  Read more...

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"Sweet, moody, sexy, cruel. Stories told with such tenderness, they leaveyou with your heart aching." -Sandra Cisneros, author of "Caramelo" and "The House on Mango Street"

 
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