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  • THE DESERT REMEMBERS MY NAME: On Family and Writing. by Alcala, Kathleen.
    Alcala, Kathleen.
    THE DESERT REMEMBERS MY NAME: On Family and Writing.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2007.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of "lyrical and entirely absorbing personal essays by the esteemed Chicana writer and gifted storyteller" which explore the many meanings of family. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 2010. Notes. 204 pp. ISBN: 0-8165-26273.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy.) Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 46796
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  • SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert. by [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993). First edition - An anthology including writers ranging from D. H. Lawrence and Georgia O'Keefe to Larry McMurty, Leslie Marmon Silko, Sandra Cisneros and Barry Gifford, Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-02167.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61448
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  • THE AUNT LUTE ANTHOLOGY OF U. S. WOMEN WRITERS, VOLUME 2: THE 20TH CENTURY. by [Anthology, signed] Hogeland, Lisa Maria and Shay Brawn, editors; Sandra Cisneros, Susan Griffin. Lorna Dee Cervantes and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Hogeland, Lisa Maria and Shay Brawn, editors; Sandra Cisneros, Susan Griffin. Lorna Dee Cervantes and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge signed.
    THE AUNT LUTE ANTHOLOGY OF U. S. WOMEN WRITERS, VOLUME 2: THE 20TH CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing, a very thick trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - A massive book, SIGNED by FOUR authors at their contributions: Sandra Cisneros, Susan Griffin. Lorna Dee Cervantes and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge - "A comprehensive collection of twentieth-century US women's writing, this volume contains works by over 150 women writing in a variety of genres. Works include not only fiction, drama, and poetry, but various nonfiction forms (autobiography, movement writing, journalism, essay) as well as other creative forms (opera libretto, spoken word, song lyrics, stand-up comedy). A sample of the writers, A through C: Elmaz Abinader, Jane Addams, Etel Adnan, Marjorie Agosin, Ai, Elizabeth Alexander, Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Maya Angelou, Gloria Anzalda, Harriette Arnow, Mary Austin, Toni Cade Bambara,…

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    San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - A massive book, SIGNED by FOUR authors at their contributions: Sandra Cisneros, Susan Griffin. Lorna Dee Cervantes and Mei-mei Berssenbrugge - "A comprehensive collection of twentieth-century US women's writing, this volume contains works by over 150 women writing in a variety of genres. Works include not only fiction, drama, and poetry, but various nonfiction forms (autobiography, movement writing, journalism, essay) as well as other creative forms (opera libretto, spoken word, song lyrics, stand-up comedy). A sample of the writers, A through C: Elmaz Abinader, Jane Addams, Etel Adnan, Marjorie Agosin, Ai, Elizabeth Alexander, Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Maya Angelou, Gloria Anzalda, Harriette Arnow, Mary Austin, Toni Cade Bambara, Djuna Barnes, Gwendolyn Bennett, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Bikini Kill, Elizabeth Bishop, Louise Bogan, Lucille Bogan, Marita Bonner, Kay Boyle, Beth Brant, Gwendolyn Brooks, Rita Mae Brown, Pauline Russell Browne, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Octavia Butler, Patrick Califia-Rice, Janet Campbell Hale, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Luisa Capetillo, Ana Castillo, Willa Sibert Cather, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Alice Childress, Marilyn Chin, Margaret Cho, Meg Christian, Chrystos, Frances Chung, Sandra Cisneros, Amy Clampitt, Michelle Cliff, Lucille Clifton, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Wanda Coleman, Lucha Corpi, Mae V. Cowdery, Ida Cox, Ina Cumpiano, Agnes Cunningham, and Silvia Curbelo. The writers D through Z are just as diverse, just as comprehensive." The volume includes a preface, headnotes, annotations, and author/title index. xxxi, 1456 pp. ISBN: 187996077X.

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    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (lower corner bumped.) Review copy with publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 55350
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  • DAUGHTERS OF THE FIFTH SUN: A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry by [Anthology, signed] Milligan, Bryce; Milligan, Mary Guerrero and de Hoyos, Angela, editors. Julia Alvarez, Ana Castillo, Lucha Corpi. Cherie Moraga, Pat Mora and Sandra Cisneros, signed .
    [Anthology, signed] Milligan, Bryce; Milligan, Mary Guerrero and de Hoyos, Angela, editors. Julia Alvarez, Ana Castillo, Lucha Corpi. Cherie Moraga, Pat Mora and Sandra Cisneros, signed .
    DAUGHTERS OF THE FIFTH SUN: A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This copy is SIGNED by SIX authors: by Julia Alvarez, Cherie Moraga, Lucha Corpi, Sandra Cisneros. Pat Mora and Ana Castillo at their selections. Other contributors include, Cecile Pineda, and many others. Foreword by Maria Hinojosa and extensive biographical notes on the contributors. 383 pp. ISBN: 1-573220094.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67114
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  • DAUGHTERS OF THE FIFTH SUN: A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry by [Anthology, signed] Milligan, Bryce; Milligan, Mary Guerrero and de Hoyos, Angela, editors. Lucha Corpi, Cherie Moraga and Pat Mora, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Milligan, Bryce; Milligan, Mary Guerrero and de Hoyos, Angela, editors. Lucha Corpi, Cherie Moraga and Pat Mora, signed.
    DAUGHTERS OF THE FIFTH SUN: A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Contributors include Julia Alvarez, Cherie Moraga, Ana Castillo, Cecile Pineda, Pat Mora, Sandra Cisneros, Lucha Corpi and many others. SIGNED by THREE authors: Lucha Corpi at her contribution "Four, Free and Illegal"; Cherie Moraga at her poem "New Mexican Confession" and Pat Mora at the poem "Uncoiling." Foreword by Maria Hinojosa and extensive biographical notes on the contributors. 283 pp. ISBN: 1573220094.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60352
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  • BLUE HORSE OF MADNESS. by Castellano, Olivia.
    Castellano, Olivia.
    BLUE HORSE OF MADNESS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sacramento, California: Crystal Clear Printers, (1987). First edition - Sacramento poet's second collection, containing many poems influenced by her Chicana childhood in South Texas. Illustrated with drawings by Jim S. Castellano. 97 pp plus final illustration.

    Condition: Near fine in white illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67921
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  • LOVERBOYS by Castillo, Ana
    Castillo, Ana
    LOVERBOYS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories by this Chicana writer from Chicago. SIGNED on the title page. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-393-039595.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64240
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  • LOVING PEDRO INFANTE. by Chavez, Denise
    Chavez, Denise
    LOVING PEDRO INFANTE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning writer's third novel - "Teresina ("Tere") vila is a divorced, thirty-something Chicana working "in the hinterlands of life" in Cabritoville, New Mexico, a small dusty town near El Paso, Texas. The love of her life is Lucio, a smooth-talking ne'er-do-well who will never leave his wife and ties Tere's heart in knots with a string of empty promises. Her diversions are few but intense, and center around her best fri, Irma, and her membership in the Pedro Infante Fan Club #256." 325 pp. ISBN: 0-374194114.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66382
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  • WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK and Other Stories. by Cisneros, Sandra.
    Cisneros, Sandra.
    WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised collection by this award-winning Chicana writer (born in Chicago to a Mexican father and Mexican-American mother). SIGNED by the author on the title page.. 165 pp. ISBN: 0-394-576543.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 25667
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  • LOOSE WOMAN: Poems. by Cisneros, Sandra.
    Cisneros, Sandra.
    LOOSE WOMAN: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second collection of poetry by this award-winning Chicana writer. SIGNED on the title page. 115 pp. ISBN: 0-679-416447.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63780
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  • CHICANO RENAISSANCE: Contemporary Cultural Trends. by Maciel, David R.; Isidro D. Ortiz and Maria Herrera-Sobek, editors.
    Maciel, David R.; Isidro D. Ortiz and Maria Herrera-Sobek, editors.
    CHICANO RENAISSANCE: Contemporary Cultural Trends.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2000.). Hardcover first edition - "Among the lasting legacies of the Chicano Movement is the cultural flowering that it inspired--one that has steadily grown from the 1960s to the present. . . This collection examines changes across a broad range of cultural forms--art, literature, music, cinema and television, radio, and theater--with an emphasis on the last two decades. Original articles by both established and emerging scholars review such subjects as the growth of Tejano music and the rise of Selena, how films and television have affected the Chicana/o experience, the evolution of Chicana/o art over the last twenty years, and postmodern literary trends." Contents include All Over the Map: La Onda Tejana and the…

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    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2000.). Hardcover first edition - "Among the lasting legacies of the Chicano Movement is the cultural flowering that it inspired--one that has steadily grown from the 1960s to the present. . . This collection examines changes across a broad range of cultural forms--art, literature, music, cinema and television, radio, and theater--with an emphasis on the last two decades. Original articles by both established and emerging scholars review such subjects as the growth of Tejano music and the rise of Selena, how films and television have affected the Chicana/o experience, the evolution of Chicana/o art over the last twenty years, and postmodern literary trends." Contents include All Over the Map: La Onda Tejana and the Making of Selena by Roberto R. Caldern; Outside Inside-The Immigrant Workers: Creating Popular Myths, Cultural Expressions, and Personal Politics in Borderlands Southern California by Juan Gomez-Quiones; "Yo soy chicano": The Turbulent and Heroic Life of Chicanas/os in Cinema and Television by David R. Maciel and Susan Racho; The Politics of Chicano Representation in the Media by Virginia Escalante; Chicana/o and Latina/o Gazing: Audiences of the Mass Media by Diana I. Ros; An Historical Overview/Update on the State of Chicano Art by George Vargas; Contemporary Chicano Theater by Arturo Ramirez; Breaking the Silence: Developments in the Publication and Politics of Chicana Creative Writing, 1973-1998 by Edwina Barvosa-Carter and Trends and Themes in Chicana/o Writings in Postmodern Times by Francisco A. Lomel, Teresa Marquez, and Mara Herrera-Sobek. Illustrated with photographs, bibliographies or notes at the end of each article. Index. 330 pp. ISBN: 9780816520206.

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    Condition: Fine in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 57851
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  • THE BLOCK CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER. by Martinez, Demetria
    Martinez, Demetria
    THE BLOCK CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (2012). First edition - A poetic short novel set in Alburqueque and focusing on a young woman, an immigrant from Mexico, working as a waitress and expecting her first child. Volume 11 in the Chicana and Chicano Visions of the Americas series. 95 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63343
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  • [Mendoza, Lydia] Broyles-Gonzalez, Yolanda.
    LYDIA MENDOZA'S LIFE IN MUSIC / LA HISTORIA DE LYDIA MENDOZA: Norteno Tejano Legacies.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket : "Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the 1920s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio. She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a 60-year singing career that began with the dawn of the recording industry in the 1920s and continued well into the 1980s, ceasing only after she suffered a devastating stroke . . . This bilingual edition presents Lydia Mendoza's historia in an interview between the artist and Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez: first is the English translation,…

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    Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket : "Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the 1920s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio. She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a 60-year singing career that began with the dawn of the recording industry in the 1920s and continued well into the 1980s, ceasing only after she suffered a devastating stroke . . . This bilingual edition presents Lydia Mendoza's historia in an interview between the artist and Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez: first is the English translation, then the Spanish original, as told by Mendoza herself. Broyles-Gonzalez concludes the volume with an extended essay on the significance of Mendoza's career and her place in Tejana music and Chicana studies. . . She sang the songs of the people across generations in the old tradition; all are indigenous to the Americas, and many of them to Texas. It is the music that emerged from the experiences of native peoples (on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border) within the colonial context of the nineteenth century." Photographs, chronology, notes, index. 235 pp. CD included. En espanol y ingles. ISBN: 0-195127064.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37534
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