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OTHER FIRES: Short Fiction by Latin American Women.
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OTHER FIRES: Short Fiction by Latin American Women.

By Manguel, Alberto, editor.

New York:: Clarkson Potter / Crown,, (1986). Just about fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. . 1st trade paperback printing. Foreword by Isabel Allende and introduction by Manguel. Includes stories by writers from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and more - Armonia Somers, Rachel de Queiroz, Marta Lynch, Clarice Lispector, Dinah Silveira de Queiroz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Algelica Gorodischer, Vlady Kociancich, Ines Arredondo, Albalucia Angel, Amparo Davila, Elena Poniatowska, Silvina Ocampo, Liliana Heker, Elena Garro, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Beatriz Guido, Lydia Cabrera and Rosario Castellanos - most translated from their native Spanish or Portuguese. Notes on contributors. xiii, 221 pp.

$174.50

LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA.
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LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA.

By Garcia Marquez, Gabriel.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1999.. Fine in a fine dustjacket. A lovely copy of a classic work, . Later printing. A major novel by this great Colombian writer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and many other awards. Set on the Caribbean coast of a South American country and spanning 50 years from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. Originally published in 1998. 348 pp.

$19.50

MALINCHE.
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MALINCHE.

By Esquivel, Laura.

New York:: Atria Books,, (2006.). Fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. Historical novel based on the affair between the conquistador Hernando Cortes and his Native American interpreter Malinche. Illustrations by Jordi Castells. Translated by Ernesto Mestre-Reed. Bibliography 191 pp.

$18.50

OTHER FIRES: Short Fiction by Latin American Women.
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OTHER FIRES: Short Fiction by Latin American Women.

By Manguel, Alberto, editor.

New York:: Clarkson Potter / Crown,, (1986). Very good.. 1st trade paperback printing. Foreword by Isabel Allende and introduction by Manguel. Includes stories by writers from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico and more - Armonia Somers, Rachel de Queiroz, Marta Lynch, Clarice Lispector, Dinah Silveira de Queiroz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Algelica Gorodischer, Vlady Kociancich, Ines Arredondo, Albalucia Angel, Amparo Davila, Elena Poniatowska, Silvina Ocampo, Liliana Heker, Elena Garro, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Beatriz Guido, Lydia Cabrera and Rosario Castellanos - most translated from their native Spanish or Portuguese. Notes on contributors. xiii, 221 pp.

$14.50

TINISIMA.
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TINISIMA.

By Poniatowska, Elena.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (1996). Near fine in near fine dust jacket.. First US printing. Mexican author Elena Poniatowska''s re-imagining of the life of the beautiful Italian photographer and political activist Tina Modotti, lover of Edward Weston, who was accused of the murder of another lover, the Cuban Julio Antonio Mella. Winner of the 1998 Impac Dublin Literary Award. Translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver. Photographs by Modotti, Weston and others at the head of each chapter. 357 pp.

$24.50

STRAY POEMS.
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STRAY POEMS.

By Murguia, Alejandro.

San Francisco:: City Lights Books,, (2013). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. First printing. San Francisco Poet Laureate series #6. This opens with his inaugural address, where he provides animpassioned poetic account of San Francisco's Native and Latino literary history, followed by a selection of here more recent work, poems and prose poems, composed over the past twelve years. These are poems of the twenty-first century, written in a combination of English and Spanish - it is noted that when the poems appear in a bilingual version, they were originally written in Spanish, and the translations are done by the author. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 2014. 106 pp.

$25.00

HUNGER OF MEMORY: The Education of Richard Rodriguez, an Autobiography.
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HUNGER OF MEMORY: The Education of Richard Rodriguez, an Autobiography.

By Rodriguez, Richard.

Boston:: David R. Godine, Publisher, , (1982.). Good in a good dust jacket (gift inscription on front endpaper, price-clipped, some crinkling to front cover of dj). 2nd printing (same year as the first). The son of Mexican immigrants, Rodriguez began his schooling in Sacramento, California knowing only 50 words of English. This is his educational autobiography, the autobiography of a scholarship boy. 195 pp.

$16.50

FICCIONES.
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FICCIONES.

By Borges, Jorge Luis.

New York:: Grove Press,, 1962.. Good overall in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to pages0.. Trade paperback. Translated, edited and with an introduction by Anthony Kerrigan. 174 pp.

$12.00

THE FEAST OF THE GOAT.
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THE FEAST OF THE GOAT.

By Vargas Llosa, Mario.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (2001.). Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (an unread copy, but some toning to the edges of the textblock) . Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) Novel set in the Dominican Republic towards the end of the regime of terror of Trujillo - the 'goat' of the title. Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman. 409 pp.

$25.00

COSMIC CANTICLE.
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COSMIC CANTICLE.

By Cardenal, Ernesto.

Willimantic, CT:: Curbstone Press,, (1993). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First US printing. An epic poem by this Nicaraguan author, written over a thirty year period - a narrative poem, a mythic song, an epic, which "explores Latin American history by relating the evolution of the Universe to the development of human understanding." Translated by by John Lyons. Bibliography, 490 pp.

$34.50

THE HUMMINGBIRD'S DAUGHTER.
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THE HUMMINGBIRD'S DAUGHTER.

By Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Boston:: Little Brown,, (2005.). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. An epic novel, set in late 19th century revolutionary Mexico, and based on stories of the author's great aunt Teresita, who had the gift - and the burden - of healing. Urrea notes that he spent 20 years in researching this book. SIGNED on the title page. 499 pp.

$45.00

LOVING IN THE WAR YEARS: lo que nunca paso por sus labios
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LOVING IN THE WAR YEARS: lo que nunca paso por sus labios

By Moraga, Cherrie

Boston:: South End Press,, 1983.. Very good (small hole punch on price on back cover, minor wear to covers). First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover. An exploration in a collage of stories, essays and poems, of the political and personal meaning of being a Chicana and a lesbian in the US today. INSCRIBED on the title page, and uncommon thus. 152 pp.

$36.50

TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS: Dialogues in Latin American Literature.
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TRANSATLANTIC TRANSLATIONS: Dialogues in Latin American Literature.

By Ortega, Julio.

London:: Reaktion Books,, (2006). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A book which "traces the ways in which Latin America has been represented through the works of many 'native speakers,' including Juan Rulfo, Gabriel Garca Mrquez, and Juan Maria Gutierrez. Language was not solely a way for colonizers to indoctrinate and civilize; instead, it gave Latin Americans the means to tell their own history. Spanning literatures from the early modern period to the present day, the eight essays demonstrate the rich history of shared language between old and new worlds." Translated from the Spanish by Philip Derbyshire. References, index. 222 pp.

$24.50

CURRENTS FROM THE DANCING RIVER: Contemporary Latino Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry.
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CURRENTS FROM THE DANCING RIVER: Contemporary Latino Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry.

By Gonzalez, Ray, editor. (Luis Alberto Urrea, signed; Cristina Garcia, Luis J. Rodriguez, Helena Maria Viramontes, Gloria Anzaldua, Mary Helen Ponce, Martin Espada, Jimmy Santiago Baca and others, contributors.)

New York:: Harcourt Brace & Company,, 1994.. Very good in stiff wrappers (light toning to the pages.). First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. The most comprehensive and ambitious anthology of Latino writings published to date. SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urea at "Father's Day," Includes 135 contributions primarily by Cuban, Puerto Rican and Mexican Americans. Includes work by Francisco Alarcon, Rudolfo Anaya, Cristina Garcia, Richard Rodriguez, Helena Maria Viramontes, , Gloria Anzaldua, Mary Helen Ponce, Martin Espada, Pat Mora, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Louis Alberto Urrea, David Ungar, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Lucha Corpi, Benjamin Alire Saenz, and many others. Includes note on the contributors. 571 pp.

$31.50

LA DIOSA DE LAS AMERICAS: Escritos Sobre la Virgen de Guadalupe (Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe)
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LA DIOSA DE LAS AMERICAS: Escritos Sobre la Virgen de Guadalupe (Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe)

By Castillo, Ana, editor (Pat Mora and Cherie Moraga, signed; Sandra Cisneros, Rosario Ferre, Francisco Goldman, and others, contributors.)

New York:: Vintage Espanol (Knopf),, (2000.). Very good condition (underlining on one page, brackets on another.). Trade paperback. A collection of essays and poems by 21 writers - including Sandra Cisneros, Rosario Ferre, Francisco Goldman, Cherie Moraga, Luis Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, Elena Poniatowska, Nancy Mairs, Denise Chavez, Rosario Castellano, Pat Mora, Margaret Randall and others - exploring the concept and the role of the mother goddess, the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, protector of the downtrodden, who miraculously appeared in the 16th century to a poor Mexican and who represents a combination of indigenous Aztec and Catholic traditions. SIGNED by TWO authors: Pat Mora at her contribution "Las Reglas de Coatlicue." and Cherie Moraga at "El Mito Azteca." Translated from the English by Mariela Dreyfus. EN ESPANOL. 289 pp.

$31.50

NEW CHICANA/ CHICANO WRITING 2.
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NEW CHICANA/ CHICANO WRITING 2.

By (Mora, Pat, signed; Chavez, Ed; Gilb, Dagoberto; Hernandez, Ines; Paredes, Emilia, and others) Tatum, Charles M, editor.

Tucson:: University of Arizona Press,, )1992). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Trade paperback. A collection of poems, short stories, and essays explore what is gained and what is lost on the borderlands between Anglo and Mexican-American cultures. SIGNED by Pat Mora at her essay "The Dance within My Heart." Also includes contributions by Maria Herrera-Sobek, Joel Huerta, Rita Magdaleno, Miguel Mendez, Emilia Paredes, and more.

$25.00

HOUSE OF HOUSES
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HOUSE OF HOUSES

By Mora, Pat

Boston:: Beacon,, 1997.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. A family memoir told in the voices of ancestors by this Mexican American writer. SIGNED on the title page. Several pages of dichos/sayings at the end of the book. 298 pp.

$35.00

NOBODY'S SON: Notes From an American Life.
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NOBODY'S SON: Notes From an American Life.

By Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Tucson:: University of Arizona Press,, (1998). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. A memoir of a childhood divided - Urrea was born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an Anglo mother from Staten Island. He moved to San Diego when he was three - his childhood was a clash of cultures, a mix of languages. Winner of the Lannan Award. Dust jacket praise from Rudolf Anayo, Ernest J. Gaines, Terry Tempest Williams and many more. 184 pp.

$21.00

NOBODY'S SON: Notes From an American Life.
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NOBODY'S SON: Notes From an American Life.

By Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Tucson:: University of Arizona Press,, (1998). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. A memoir of a childhood divided - Urrea was born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an Anglo mother from Staten Island. He moved to San Diego when he was three - his childhood was a clash of cultures, a mix of languages. Winner of the Lannan Award. SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket praise from Rudolf Anayo, Ernest J. Gaines, Terry Tempest Williams and many more. 184 pp.

$30.00

THE GARDEN NEXT DOOR.
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THE GARDEN NEXT DOOR.

By Donoso, Jose.

New York:: Grove Press,, (1992.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First US printing. A "brilliant satire of the writer's life" by this Chilean novelist. INSCRIBED in Spanish by the author on the front endpaper, and dated in Washington DC in the year of publication. Translated from the Spanish by Hardie St. Martin. 242 pp.

$35.00

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