The Republic of East L.A.: Stories

The Republic of East L.A.: Stories

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Trade Paper, Rayo, 2003, ISBN# 006093686X
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Captures the heart and soul of East L.A. in a collection of stories about the working-class people who inhabit this run-down, colorful section of America's second largest city.

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Captures the heart and soul of East L.A. in a collection of stories about the working-class people who inhabit this run-down, colorful section of America's second largest city.

From the award-winning author of Always Running comes a brilliant collection of short stories about life in East Los Angeles. Whether hilariously capturing the voice of a philosophizing limo driver whose dream is to make the most of his rap-metal garage band in "My Ride, My Revolution," or the monologue-styled rant of a tes-ti-fy-ing tent revivalist named Ysela in "Oiga," Rodriguez squeezes humor from the lives of people who are not ready to sacrifice their dreams due to circumstance.

In these stories, Luis J. Rodriguez gives eloquent voice to the neighborhood where he spent many years as a resident, a father, an organizer, and, finally, a writer: a neighborhood that offers more to the world than its appearance allows.

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Number of Pages: 288
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Subject: HISPANIC AMERICANS_FICTION ,  FICTION_SHORT STORIES (single author) ,  CALIFORNIA_FICTION ,  LOS ANGELES (CALIF.)_FICTION ,  Ethnic Groups,Settings,Settings
Author: Rodriguez, Luis J.
Target Audience: Trade
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN-13: 9780060936860
Fiction/Nonfiction: Y
Brand: Generic
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 006093686X
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