The Republic of East LA: Stories
- Author:Luis J. Rodriguez
- Publisher:Harper Perennial
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- Sales Rank:131,942
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):5.3 x 0.6 x 8
- Publication Date:March 4, 2003
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From the award-winning author of Always Running comes a brilliant collection of short stories about life in East Los Angeles. Whether hilariously capturing the voice of a philosophizing limo driver whose dream is to make the most of his rap-metal garage band in "My Ride, My Revolution," or the monologue-styled rant of a tes-ti-fy-ing! tent revivalist named Ysela in "Oiga," Rodriguez squeezes humor from the lives of people who are not ready to sacrifice their dreams due to circumstance.
In these stories, Luis J. Rodriguez gives eloquent voice to the neighborhood where he spent many years as a resident, a father, an organizer, and, finally, a writer: a neighborhood that offers more to the world than its appearance allows.
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