Camino del sol : fifteen years of Latina and Latino writing / edited by Rigoberto González

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Subjects: American literature--Hispanic American authors
Hispanic Americans--Literary collections
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2010
Series: Camino del sol
Camino del sol
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xiii, 352 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: González, Rigoberto
Notes: LCCN: 2009034569
ISBN: 9780816528134 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0816528136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents: Camino del Sol: Lighting a path for Chicano/Latino literature in the new millennium -- Poetry -- From The Other Side Of Night/Del Otro Lado De La Noche -- Delotrolado de la noche/From the other side of night -- Plegaria de amor/Love plea -- Tlazolteotl!/Tlazolteotl! -- Oracion del desierto/Desert prayer / Francisco X Alacron -- Home Movies Of Narcissus -- Amateur filmmaker -- People of the pinata -- That flag / Rane Arroyo -- Directions To The Beach Of The Dead -- When I was a little Cuban boy -- Translation for mama / Richard Blanco -- In The City Of Smoking Mirrors -- H writes to his brother to assure him of continuous comfort in the afterlife -- Animal time -- El espejo fumeroso / Albino Carrillo -- In An Angry Season -- Conjuror of the new century -- Tattoo artist -- Bad wife / Lisa D Chavez -- Rush Of Hands -- Shrine -- Backyard -- Nido / Juan Delgado -- Work Done Right -- Chilalengua -- Club Las Palmas -- Pig -- Tovar bull / David Dominquez -- Question Of Gravity And Light -- To know you better -- This -- Letter from the Cumberland -- Epilogue / Blas Falconer -- Keepsake Storm -- Darkling -- Walk like old habits -- Where the bodies, half-dressed, in pieces / Gina Franco -- When Living Was A Labor Camp -- When living was a labor camp called Montgomery -- Softball and tomato fields -- Operation wetback / Diana Garcia -- Poema -- Lyric -- At the podium -- What baby Gertrude heard / Maurice Kilwein Guevara -- Border-Crosser With A Lamborghini Dream -- Blood night cafe -- Selena in Corpus Christi lacquer red -- Giraffe On Fire -- Ofelia in Manhattan, Circa -- Notebooks Of A Chile Verde Smuggler -- Immigrant fortune teller machine -- Fuzzy equations -- Letania para Jose Antonio Burciaga / Juan Felipe Herrera -- Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth & My Mother -- Salzbergwerk: the salt mines tour / Rita Maria Magdaleno -- Cue Lazrus -- Light snow -- Prayer for my brother / Carl Marcum -- Breathing Between The Lines -- Discovering America -- Devil's Workshop -- Remedios -- Class action / Demetria Martinez -- World To World -- Heritage -- World to world -- Bowl -- Wish / Valerie Martinez -- How Long She'll Last In This World -- Backcountry, emigrant gap -- In Birute's camp -- Why can't we all just get along? / Maria Melendez -- Adobe Odes -- Ode to readers -- Ode to a book -- Ode to El Paso -- Ode to women / Pat Mora -- Blood Mysteries -- Pinon nuts -- Why I'm not someone else / Dixie Salazar -- Elegy For Desire -- Luxury of darkness -- Disappearance of my wife -- Elegy for desire / Luis Omar Salinas -- Palm Crows -- Animalia -- El exilio / Virgil Suarez -- Naked Wanting -- First choice -- For keeps / Margo Tamez -- What I'm On -- Dear reader: this is what I thought on Easter day -- Section 7 -- Radio -- Esau past love / Luis Humberto Valadez -- On Tuesday, When The Homeless Disappeared -- Deer -- El Salvador, 1932-1981 / Marcos McPeek Villatoro
Contents: Fiction -- excerpt from: Region of lost names / Fred Arroyo -- excerpt from: Samba dreamers / Kathleen de Azevedo -- excerpt from: If I die in Juarez / Stella Pope Duarte -- Brides And Sinners In EL Chuco -- Scenic night -- Small time -- Inner view / Christine Granados -- Snapping Lines -- La Luz -- Lost / Jack Lopez -- El Milagro And Other Stories -- La Tortillera/the Tortilla maker -- Amor Eterno: Eleven Lessons In Love -- Amor desesperado/ desperate love / Patricia Preciado Martin -- Truth About Alicia And Other Stories -- Ring -- El Bebe del Vaqueron / Ana Consuelo Matiella -- excerpt from: Peruvian notebooks / Braulio Munoz -- Last Tortilla And Other Stories -- Snake -- Punching chickens -- Sergio Troncoso -- Nonfiction -- Of Earth And Sea: A Chilean Memoir -- Words -- Violeta Parra -- November 1, the day of the dead -- Nights of exile -- Finally, returning -- Illusion of a firefly / Marjorie Agosin -- Desert Remembers My Name: On Family And Writing -- My week as a Mexican -- Found in translation -- Woman who loved water / Kathleen J Alcala -- Underground Heart: A Return To A Hidden Landscape -- Border is open -- Renaming The Earth: Personal Essays -- excerpt form: Different border / Ray Gonzalez -- Nobody's Son: Notes From An American Life -- Nobody's son / Luis Alberto Urrea -- Source credits -- About the editor -- About the contributors -- Bibliography -- Index of authors
Summary: From the Publisher: Celebrates fifteen years of Latina literature by bringing together some of the series' best work, including selections from award-winning books by Richard Blanco, Diana Garcia, Luis Alberto Urrea, Pat Mora, Kathleen Alcala, Sergio Troncoso, and Kathleen de Azevedo-plus other prominent writers such as Ray Gonzalez, Francisco Alarcon, and Juan Felipe Herrera
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-349) and index
Contents: Poetry -- Fiction -- Nonfiction
King copy purchased with monies from the Robert B. Sinclair Library Collections Fund
Donation Info: Donor : Sinclair, Robert B
OCLC Number: 434613298
ISBN/ISSN: 9780816528134
0816528136