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Not a Matter of Love (Many Voices Project)

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“Beth Alvarado’s splendid first book burns with the landscape of the Southwest and the quiet passions of its characters. Potent and darkly beautiful, these are unforgettable stories that haunt us long after the book is closed. Not a Matter of Love is a marvelous debut!”—Karen Brennan, author of Being With Rachel and The Garden in Which I Walk

 

“This is serious, beautiful work.”—Antonya Nelson, author of Female Trouble and Living to Tell

 

Here decisions create ripples in family dynamics as bicultural families deal with recidivism, drugs, cultural identity, and growing up in an environment fraught with tension.

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Multi-ethnic characters struggle with family and friends in a bi-cultural Arizona landscape.

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"Beth Alvarado's splendid first book burns with the landscape of the Southwest and the quiet passions of its characters. Potent and darkly beautiful, these are unforgettable stories that haunt us long after the book is closed. Not a Matter of Loveis a marvelous debut!"-Karen Brennan, author of Being With Racheland The Garden in Which I Walk
"
"This is serious, beautiful work."-Antonya Nelson, author of Female Troubleand Living to Tell
"
Here decisions create ripples in family dynamics as bicultural families deal with recidivism, drugs, cultural identity, and growing up in an environment fraught with tension.

About the Author

Beth Alvarado holds a B.A. from University of Arizona, M.A. from Stanford University, and M.F.A. from University of Arizona. Her work is published in Ploughshares, Calyx, and other journals and anthologies. She teaches at the University of Arizona. This is her first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780898232332
Author:
Alvarado, Beth
Publisher:
New Rivers Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Many Voices Project
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
175
Dimensions:
9 x 5.9 x 0.5 in 10.5 oz

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Multi-ethnic characters struggle with family and friends in a bi-cultural Arizona landscape.
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"Beth Alvarado's splendid first book burns with the landscape of the Southwest and the quiet passions of its characters. Potent and darkly beautiful, these are unforgettable stories that haunt us long after the book is closed. Not a Matter of Loveis a marvelous debut!"-Karen Brennan, author of Being With Racheland The Garden in Which I Walk
"
"This is serious, beautiful work."-Antonya Nelson, author of Female Troubleand Living to Tell
"
Here decisions create ripples in family dynamics as bicultural families deal with recidivism, drugs, cultural identity, and growing up in an environment fraught with tension.
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