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A selection of writers from across Latin America.

 

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Beyond the Ties of Blood: A Novel

Beyond the Ties of Blood: A Novel
Mallon, Florencia E.

Twenty years after Eugenia Aldunate’s harsh treatment following the 1973 Pinochet coup d’état in Chile, during which many people disappeared, she returns from exile to testify in her lover’s murder trial.


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Adios, Happy Homeland!

Adios, Happy Homeland!
Menéndez, Ana

In a series of inter-linked stories by imaginary writers, Menendez portrays the lives of Cuban-Americans who ironically long to return to Cuba, the land they recently fled.


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Salvation City

Salvation City
Nunez, Sigrid

Rescued by a pastor’s family after his parents die in a flu epidemic, Cole Vining struggles to find his place in an increasingly anarchic society where hope of a coming Rapture may not be a philosophy he can embrace.


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The Book of Want

The Book of Want
Olivas, Daniel A.

This short novel, filled with magic realism, tells the four-generation story of a Mexican-American family living in Los Angeles.


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Along These Highways

Along These Highways
Perez, Rene S.

See South Texas through the ordinary lives of characters that come alive in this collection of short stories.


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House Divided

House Divided
Ramos y Sánchez, Raúl

Manolo Suarez is fighting to liberate Hispanics from the quarantine zones in the American Southwest while his teenage son joins an extremist group in this politically astute speculative story.


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Perla

Perla
De Robertis, Carolina

Perla’s father was partly responsible for the disappearance of thousands during Argentina’s Dirty War. She guiltily keeps his secret until a strange, uninvited guest appears at her house.


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Conquistadora: A Novel

Conquistadora: A Novel
Santiago, Esmeralda

The sugar cane plantation where Ana and her new husband Ramón live out her dream of being a “conquistadora” is much harsher and more difficult than they expected in this historical novel set in 19th century Puerto Rico.


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The Madonnas of Echo Park: A Novel

The Madonnas of Echo Park: A Novel
Skyhorse, Brando

Different perspectives on being Mexican in America emerge in chapter-long character studies set in the East Los Angeles working class neighborhood of Echo Park.


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Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-short Stories From the United States and Latin America

Sudden Fiction Latino: Short-short Stories From the United States and Latin America

This culturally rich and entertaining anthology of Latin American and American Latino “short-short” stories includes the work of well-known authors like Borges, Allende and Cisneros and emerging writers as well.


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