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The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography
by Miriam Pawel
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Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most... (read more)

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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
by Sonia Nazario
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Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for feature writing and another for feature photography, this astonishing story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. Now a... (read more)

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The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir
The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir
by Domingo Martinez
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Lyrical and gritty, this authentic coming-of-age story about a border-town family in Brownsville, Texas, insightfully illuminates a little-understood corner of America. Domingo Martinez lays bare his interior and exterior worlds as he... (read more)

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Coyotes: A Journey Through the Secret World of America's Illegal Aliens (Vintage Departures)
Coyotes: A Journey Through the Secret World of America's Illegal Aliens (Vintage Departures)
by Ted Conover
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The acclaimed author of Rolling Nowhere has taken another adventure, this time on the underground railway that operates across America's southern border. To discover what becomes of Mexicans who desperately slip into the United States, Ted Conover... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... (read more)

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Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
by Judith Ortiz Cofer
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Cultural Writing. Latino/Latina Studies. SILENT DANCING combines poetry and prose to form an innovative and deeply personal narrative that explores Judith Ortiz Cofer's memories of her childhood spent between Puerto Rico and New Jersey. Winner of the... (read more)

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Harvest of Empire (00 - Old Edition)
Harvest of Empire (00 - Old Edition)
by Juan Gonzalez
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Within the next decade, Hispanics will become the largest minority group in the United States. The new immigrants have ignited a vibrant Latin explosion in popular culture and deeply affected American society. Spanning 500 years-from the first New World... (read more)

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Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States
Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States
by Felipe Fern
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"Taking on the conventional Anglo-centrism of American history, this superb survey offers a different way of looking at the nation's past. A leading scholar of the Americas at the University of Notre Dame, Fernández-Armesto (Pathfinders: A Global... (read more)

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Always Running La Vida Loca Gang Days
Always Running La Vida Loca Gang Days
by Luis Rodriguez
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This award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member is now updated with a new Introduction and reading group guide.... (read more)

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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
The Devil's Highway: A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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"In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil's Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and... (read more)

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Down These Mean Streets, 30TH Anniversary Edition (97 Edition)
Down These Mean Streets, 30TH Anniversary Edition (97 Edition)
by Piri Thomas
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Thirty years ago Piri Thomas made literary history with this lacerating, lyrical memoir of his coming of age on the streets of Spanish Harlem. Here was the testament of a born outsider: a Puerto Rican in English-speaking America; a dark-skinned morenito... (read more)

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Hunger of Memory: An Autobiography
Hunger of Memory: An Autobiography
by Richard Rodriguez
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Translated Woman Crossing the Border With Esperanza
Translated Woman Crossing the Border With Esperanza
by Ruth Behar
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The tenth-anniversary edition of this classic book, with a new preface Translated Woman tells the story of an unforgettable encounter between Ruth Behar, a Cuban-American feminist anthropologist, and Esperanza Hernandez, a Mexican street peddler. A brave... (read more)

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Zapata's Disciple: Essays
Zapata's Disciple: Essays
by Martin Espada
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In his first collection of essays, award-winning poet Martín Espada turns his fierce critical eye toward a broad range of urgent political and cultural issues. With the same insight and integrity displayed in his poetry, he chronicles many... (read more)

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Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States
Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States
by Hector Tobar
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In the national bestseller Translation Nation, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Héctor Tobar takes us on the definitive tour of the Spanish-speaking United States—a parallel nation, 35 million strong, that is changing the very notion of... (read more)

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Chicano Popular Culture: Que Hable El Pueblo (Mexican American Experience)
Chicano Popular Culture: Que Hable El Pueblo (Mexican American Experience)
by Charles M Tatum
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Over the past several decades, Mexican Americans have made an indelible mark on American culture through the music of bands such as Santana and Los Lobos, films such as Zoot Suit, and a wide range of literature, such as Sandra Cisneros's The House on... (read more)

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Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child
Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child
by Elva Trevino Hart
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Autobiography. Latino/a Studies. BAREFOOT HEART is a vividly told autobiographical account of the life of a child growing up in a family of migrant farm workers. Elva Trevino Hart was born in south Texas to Mexican immigrants and spent her childhood... (read more)

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Barrio Boy
Barrio Boy
by Ernesto Galarza
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In this book, Galarza tells of his progress from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to Sacramento, California. He describes the difficulties of finding work in a strife-torn nation, in securing an education and in keeping his... (read more)

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Cochabamba!: Water Rebellion in Bolivia
Cochabamba!: Water Rebellion in Bolivia
by Oscar Olivera
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Historically a common trust, water is now bought and sold as a private commodity. With billions at the mercy of an unrestrained marketplace, it is easy to understand why this precious resource is at the center of the international movement working to... (read more)

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Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza, 3rd Edition
Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza, 3rd Edition
by Gloria Anzaldua
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Rooted in Gloria Anzaldúa’s experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the groundbreaking essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenged how we think about identity. Borderlands/La Frontera remapped our... (read more)

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