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Alex and the hobo : a Chicano life and story

Author: José Inez Taylor; James M Taggart
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a ten-year-old boy befriends a mysterious hobo in his southern Colorado hometown in the early 1940s, he learns about evil in his community and takes his first steps toward manhood by attempting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Taylor, José Inez, 1937-
Alex and the hobo.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606979387
Named Person: José Inez Taylor; José Inez Taylor; José Inez Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José Inez Taylor; James M Taggart
ISBN: 0292781806 9780292781801 0292781792 9780292781795
OCLC Number: 50809319
Description: xiii, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Story --
Alex and the Hobo --
pt. II. The Life --
The Valley --
Awareness --
Social Structure --
Anastacio Taylor --
Beatriz Mondragon --
Women in Peril --
Juana's Witchcraft Testimony.
Responsibility: José Inez Taylor and James M. Taggart.
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"To me, the book is a fine, heart-warming example of collaboration between an outsider anthropologist-folklorist and an insider community inhabitant." * Journal of Latin American Anthropology *

 
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