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Nash Candelaria Author- MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA

MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA
by Nash Candelaria

One of Chicano literature’s most celebrated novels, this tale is must reading for those interested in the American Southwest.

“Beautifully handled … Candelaria has probed a question many readers should investigate before dashing off to dig up their roots.”- The Denver Post

192 pp Cloth ISBN 978-0-9601086-1-9

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Gary D. Keller Author- ZAPATA ROSE IN 1992 & OTHER TALES

ZAPATA ROSE IN 1992 & OTHER TALES

by Gary D. Keller

ZAPATA ROSE IN 1992 is a new and greatly expanded edition of Keller’s TALES OF EL HITLACOCHE (1984), a distinguished collection of Chicano short stories.  This volume contains the original four stories that have become favorites among  many readers along with three new tales.  All display “an infectious humor and vitality where English and Spanish are richly, exuberantly intermingled” (Anne Tyler).

“… the zany verbal equivalent of a light and sound show.”- The New York Times Book Review

304 pp.   paper   .  $18.00   ISBN978-0-939558-11-7

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Nash Candeleria Author- SECOND COMMUNION

SECOND COMMUNION

by Nash Candeleria

“In a way you could say that my family was one of the causes of the Los Angeles riots of 1992.”  So begins Nash Candelaria’s insightful memoir that focuses on how and why he chose to become a writer.  As he explores his family’s more than 300-year history in New Mexico as well as his own journeys in the Southwest, the author reveals intimate details about his life and the truths he learned about family, self, and the world around him.  With sparse, clear language, Candelaria tells a tale of conquistadors, family, a Depression-era childhood, and his personal transformation into a writer.  Part family history and part self-examination, SECOND COMMUNION is a must-read for aspiring writers, those interest in Southwest history, and students and teachers of Chicano literature.

240 pp   paper   $18.00   ISBN 978-1-931010-56-6

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Alurista- XICANO DUENDE: A SELECT ANTHOLOGY

XICANO DUENDE: A SELECT ANTHOLOGY

poetry by Alurista

selection and introduction by Rigoberto Gonzalez

XICANO DUENDE: A SELECT ANTHOLOGY commemorates the prolific career of one of Chicano literature’s most enduring poetic voices. The collection, which includes selections from Alurista’s TUNALUNA (Aztlan Libre Press, 2010) and three other volumes, chronicles the poet’s writings that range from scathing social and political criticism to erotic and provocative verse to whimsical wordplay. Through it all, Alurista reveals the struggle and history of his life and Chicano heritage in language that inflames and inspires.

Alurista was born in 1947 in Mexico City and migrated to San Diego, California, when he was thirteen. He holds a PhD in Spanish literature from the University of California, San Diego. His work played a central role in the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and 1970s and continues to inspire new generations of artists and activists.

166 pp paper $16.00 ISBN 978-1-931010-72-6

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Estela Portillo Trambley Author- TRINI

TRINI

by Estela Portillo Trambley

Two memorable characters with vastly different backgrounds get to know each other as they work as caretakers on a ranch: Placido Merono is Mexican American and Salvador Campos is an undocumented immigrant. Together they become aware of their similarities and differences.

206 pp paper $15.00 ISBN 978-1-931010-03-0

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David Rice Author- HEART-SHAPED COOKIES AND OTHER STORIES

HEART-SHAPED COOKIES AND OTHER STORIES

by David Rice

HEART-SHAPED COOKIES, David Rice’s new collection, consists of seven short stories from his first book (GIVE A PIG A CHANCE, Bilingual Press), three stories reprinted from various anthologies, nine flash fiction pieces, and a play by Mike D. Garcia based on Rice’s short story “She Flies.” Rice skillfully balances humor and sensitivity in his writing, and his imaginative tales and colorful characters appeal to young readers on many levels. Culture and place finger prominently in these naratives; most are set in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas and explore issues encountered in contemporary Mexican American life near the border. The author’s distinctive wit and style are apparent thoughout the collection and are sure to secure his place in Chicano literature.

David Rice was born in Weslaco, Texas in 1964 and lived in Edcouch, Texas for much of his youth. He later moved to Austin, where he now resides. His bicultural heritage stems from his father’s adoption by an Anglo family. Rice is a graduate of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. His second book, CRAZY LOCO was published in 2001, and his stories have also appeared in numerous anthologies. Recent projects include work on his first novel and screenwriting for two films scheduled for release in 2011. Both movies, one a family film entitled LOS SCAVENGERS and the other a rmanic comedy entitled GONE HOLLYWOOD, were filmed in the Edcouch-Elsa area.

160 pp. paper $15.00 ISBN 978-1-031010-79-5

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Alejandro Morales Author- RETO EN EL PARAISO

RETO EN EL PARAISO

by Alejandro Morales

In Spanish. An epic, social, and individual history; intellectual, erotic, scatological, and satric commentary about our times.

“The first great novel of Chicano literature.”- Revista Chicano-Riquena

392 pp paper $19.00 ISBN 978-0-916950-34-7

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