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The Truth about Alicia

The University of Arizona Press

"The truth about Alicia was that she wasn't that stable to begin with. So when she did what she did, no one was very surprised. Still it was shocking, the way she followed them from the hardware store to the woman's house, the way she broke the sliding glass door with the tire jack, the way she found them in bed. It was more than ...

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The Underground Heart

The University of Arizona Press

Returning home after a long absence is not always easy. For Ray Gonzalez, it is more than a visit; it is a journey to the underground heart.

He has lived in other parts of the country for more than twenty years, but this award-winning poet now returns to the desert Southwest—a native son playing tourist—in order to ...

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Deception on All Accounts

The University of Arizona Press

Is murder always a simple transaction? Don't bank on it. Sadie Walela's life is about to be turned upside down. One morning Sadie unlocks the door at the Mercury Savings Bank and confronts a robber who's been lying in wait for her and her fellow employees. He flees after stealing money and killing her coworker. When a whirlwind ...

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Writing on the Edge

The University of Arizona Press

Twenty miles wide and two thousand long, the U.S.-Mexico borderland is a country unto itself that has been celebrated in the works of many writers—and not just those who call it home. Here artists as disparate as Carlos Fuentes, Maya Angelou, and Allen Ginsberg have found literary inspiration, presenting the region through ...

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Anne Droyd and Century Lodge

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This Asperger adventure explores the human condition and the need to integrate into a society that demands conformity. Readers will be captivated by the heroic characters and the colourful plot, and engaged by Hadcroft's imaginative presentation of real-life issues such as smoking, bullying and peer acceptance.

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Chicano Sketches

The University of Arizona Press

Mario Suárez will tell you: Garza's Barber Shop is more than razors, scissors, and hair. It is where men, disgruntled at the vice of the rest of the world, come to get things off their chests. The lawbreakers come in to rub elbows with the sheriff's deputies. And when zoot-suiters come in for a trim, Garza puts on a bit of zoot talk ...

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