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How to Name a Hurricane

The University of Arizona Press

There's no denying it, media culture has ushered in a new era of visibility for gays in America. Yet somehow the gay Latino doesn't fit into this sound-bite identity and usually isn't included in national media images. Rane Arroyo offers a corrective.

Known primarily as a poet and playwright representing the gay Latino community,

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Brides and Sinners in El Chuco

The University of Arizona Press

Brides have their dreams, sinners their secrets, but sometimes it's not so easy to tell them apart.

In the border town of El Paso--better known to its Mexican American residents as El Chuco--dramas unfold in humdrum households every day as working-class men come home from their jobs and as their wives and children do their best ...

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The Power of Horses and Other Stories

The University of Arizona Press

The fifteen stories contained in The Power of Horses portray, each in a different way, the sensitive and enduring culture of the Dakota of the Upper Plains and convey many of the basic truths that have sustained Elizabeth Cook-Lynn's people for countless generations. Though the stories are often filled with violence and grief, they are ...

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Samba Dreamers

The University of Arizona Press

Rosea spoke, her voice steady. "I was in jail a long time, you know. I'm paying for my sins. Now I live in a dingy apartment. I get to watch my neighbors' kids play and have a normal life that I'll never have. I smell their barbecues. I'm already in hell, believe me." Joe turned to go back to the car. "You don't know what hell is. ...

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Baj and the Word Launcher

Space Age Asperger Adventures in Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In many ways Baj is like any other kid, but he has trouble keeping eye contact, waiting his turn in conversation and understanding instructions. Will Baj ever get good at working out how other people feel and why? This entertaining adventure story will capture children's imaginations while exploring the complexities of the social world.

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Chicano and Chicana Literature

The University of Arizona Press

The literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Southwest has its origins in a harsh frontier environment marked by episodes of intense cultural conflict, and much of the literature seeks to capture the epic experiences of conquest and settlement. The Chicano literary canon has evolved rapidly over four centuries to become one of the most ...

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