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Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Contemporary Mexican and Chicano/A Literature

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About the Author

Cristina García was born in Havana and grew up in New York City. Her first novel, Dreaming in Cuban, was nominated for a National Book Award and has been widely translated. Ms. García has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, and the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award. She lives in Napa with her daughter and husband.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Prelude: SAMUEL RAMOS excerpt from “The Use of Thought”

EARLY INFLUENCES

ALFONSO REYES

“Major Arandas Hand”

RAMÓN LÓPEZ VELARDE

“My Cousin Agueda”

“In the Wet Shadows”

JUAN RULFO

excerpt from Pedro Páramo

XAVIER VILLAURRUTIA

“L.A. Nocturne: The Angels”

CHICANO/A VOICES I

GLORIA ANZALDÚA

“How to Tame a Wild Tongue”

RICHARD RODRIGUEZ

“India”

JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA

“Mediations on the South Valley: Poem IX”

RUDOLFO ANAYA

“B. Traven Is Alive and Well in Cuernavaca”

CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN VOICES

CARLOS FUENTES

excerpt from The Death of Artemio Cruz

ELENA POONIATOWSKA

introduction from Heres to You, Jesusa!

OCTAVIO PAZ

“The Day of the Dead”

“I Speak of the City”

ROSARIO CASTELLANOS

excerpt from The Book of Lamentations

CHICANO/A VOICES 2

ANA CASTILLO

“Daddy with Chesterfields in a Rolled Up Sleeve”

SANDRA CISNEROS

“Never Marry a Mexican”

DAGOBERTO GILB

“Maria de Covina”

RUBÉN MARTÍNEZ

excerpt from Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail

IGNACIO PADILLA

“Hagiography of the Apostate”

ÁNGELES MASTRETTA

“Aunt Leonor”

“Aunt Natalia”

CARLOS MONSIVÁIS

“Identity Hour or, What Photos Would You Take of the Endless City?”

CORLA BRACHO

“Fish of Fleeting Skin”

Note About the Authors

Permissions Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400077182
Author:
Garcia, Cristina
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Editor:
Garcia, Cristina
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Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Original
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.96x5.38x.66 in. .50 lbs.

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