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ISBN13: 9781558851382
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Fiction. THE MOTHS AND OTHER STORIES, Helena Maria Viramontes' stories exploring women's struggles to overcome the dictates of family, culture, and church, is in a new edition. Prejudice and the social and economic status of Chicanos often form the backdrop for these haunting stories, but their central, unifying theme deals with the social and cultural values which shape women's lives and which they struggle against with varying degrees of success.

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Prejudice and the social and economic status of Chicanos often form the backdrop for these haunting stories, but the central theme is the social and cultural values which shape women's lives and which they struggle against with varying degrees of success.

Table of Contents

Introduction / by Yvonne Yarbo-Bejarano — The moths — Growing — Birthday — The broken web — The Cariboo Cafe — The long reconciliation — Snapshots — Neighbors.

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CHEL4NOW, April 18, 2007 (view all comments by CHEL4NOW)
One thing that like about her books that you don't have to know the aurthor to understand her,but you can real to her writing in so many ways. To be able to draw other races into yours because the words come alive....made reading Moths and Other Stories not like you are even reading. And meeting her in person was breath taking. For those that have not read any of her work you are missing out. So treat yourself.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781558851382
Author:
Viramontes, Helena Maria
Publisher:
Arte Publico Press
Author:
Viramontes, Helene M.
Author:
Viramontes, Helena Maria
Location:
Houston, Tex. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Science Fiction - Short Stories (Single Author)
Subject:
Mexican american women
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Science Fiction - Short Stories
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mexican American women -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Short Stories
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
v. 1, no. 2
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.49x5.53x.40 in. .39 lbs.

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