City of God by Gil Cuadros

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Gil Cuadros published stories and poems in Indivisible, High Risk 2, and Blood Whispers. His work is also on the compact disc, Verdict and the Violence: Poet’s Response to the LA Uprising. He was awarded the 1991 Brody Literature Fellowship, and was one of the first recipients of the PEN Center USA/West grant to writers with HIV. He lived in Los Angeles until his death in 1996.

 

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Gil Cuadros published stories and poems in Indivisible, High Risk 2, and Blood Whispers. His work is also on the compact disc, Verdict and the Violence: Poet's Response to the LA Uprising. He was awarded the 1991 Brody Literature Fellowship, and was one of the first recipients of the PEN Center USA/West grant to writers with HIV. He live in Los Angeles until his death in 1996.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by City Lights Publishers. 160 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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a man cares for his dying grandmother and discovers family secrets as he sifts through his grandfather's old journal and his own childhood memories of a friendly ghost in ``Reynaldo.'' But even here, the sexual subtext is strong--these rivalries and secrets are generated by suggestions of homosex...

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The stories and poems that make up City of God explode out of the Latino neighborhoods of Los Angeles, where a variety of narrators-some young, some old, some first exploring their burgeoning sexualit

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The stories and poems that make up City of God explode out of the Latino neighborhoods of Los Angeles, where a variety of narrators-some young, some old, some first exploring their burgeoning sexualit

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The book recalls John Rechy's 1963 City of Night, the searing and visceral account of an unnamed male hustler moving through cities of the postwar US.

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