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Author Solis, Octavio, author.

Title Retablos : stories from a life lived along the border / Octavio Solis. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. San Francisco : City Lights Books, 2018.
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Description 1 online resource.
Note "These retablos are true stories, but they're filled with lies. The core events are real, they happened, but the images on the peripheries which were faint to my view have been elaborated on . . . " -- Page ).
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; On My "Retablos"; Retablos; The Way Over; In the Shimmer; Red; Blood and Coke; Consuelo; Keening; My Friend Memín; El Judío; El Mar; Thieves Like Us; My Monsters; Ben; Our Other House; Saturday; The Mexican I Needed; La Migra; The Little Woods; The Cotton; La Llorona; Wild Kingdom; Our Blackie; El Mero Mero; Nothing Happens; El Kitty; Locura; Jeep in the Water; Skinny Brown Kid Doesn't Know Shit; Siren Songs; First Day; World Goes Away; Bad Blood; Penitente; The Quince; The Sister; Fred's Herb; Jesus in Our Mouths; Cisco; Demon.
Mexican ApologyThe Runner; La Mariscal; Tumble-Down; A Wall Between; El Segundo; The Want; The Runner II; Neto; My Right Foot; The Runner III; About the Author; Acknowledgments.
Summary "Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes--a memoir about growing up brown at the U.S./Mexico border" -- Provided by publisher.
"Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes--a memoir about growing up brown at the U.S./Mexico border"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Solis, Octavio -- Childhood and youth.
Mexican American authors -- Biography.
Dramatists, American -- Biography.
Authors, American -- Biography.
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Dramatists, American. (OCoLC)fst00897556
Mexican American authors. (OCoLC)fst01018935
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
North America -- Mexican-American Border Region. (OCoLC)fst01239966
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Electronic books.
Added Title Stories from a life lived along the border
Other Form: Print version: Solis, Octavio, author. Retablos San Francisco : City Lights Books, 2018 9780872867864 (DLC) 2018023444
ISBN 9780872867888 :
0872867889 :
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