Alejandro Morales Author- BARRIO ON THE EDGE/ CARAS JIEJAS Y VINO NUEVO

BARRIO ON THE EDGE/ CARAS JIEJAS Y VINO NUEVO

by Alejandro Morales

Introduction and English translation by Francisco A. Lomeli

In this classic novel, available for the first time in a bilingual format, contemporary barrio life is seen through the eyes of two teenage boys- the self-destructive and irresponsible Julian and Mateo, his friend and admirer.  These two viewpoints come to represent larger conflicts within a community in which the shared values of friendship, family, and religion are menace by generational conflicts, violence, and drugs.  includes a bibliography of works and about Morales.

“This book will stun you with its stark depiction of a lost, disenfranchised world.”

Clasicos Chicanos/Chicano Classic

224 pp  paper  $17.00  ISBN 978-0-927534-72-7

Bilingual Review Press

http://www.asu.edu/brp

1-866-965-3867

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