Growing Up Latino by Ilan Stavans
Memoirs and Stories

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A collection of memoirs and stories about growing up Latino in the United States features the writing of Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Rudolfo Anaya, Julia Alvarez, and others. 17,500 first printing.
 

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No Bio Ilan Stavans is the author of "The Hispanic Condition", "The Riddle of Cantinflas", & "The One-Handed Pianist & Other Stories" as well as the editor of "The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories" & a dictionary of Spanglish, among other volumes. He has been a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee & the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship & the Latino Literature Prize, among other honors. He teaches at Amherst College.
 
Published February 26, 1993 by Houghton Mifflin. 344 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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many are accompanied by a Spanish translation, including ""Deportee,"" written by Woody Guthrie and Martin Hoffman, also known as ""Plane Wreck at Los Gatos."" (Jan.)

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Augenbraum, a librarian, and Stavans ( Imagining Columbus: The Literary Voyage ) have gathered together the best in autobiographical reflections and fiction by Latino authors to produce this intriguing and excellent volume.

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