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Caramelo

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW12361

ISBN: 0679435549

Condition: Very Good


BZ4 - DJ is mylar protected. Signed by the author in black ink on the title page. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in brown paper covered boards quarter bound in textured red paper with gold lettering on the spine and a large graphic embossed on the front with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A multigenerational novel of a Mexican-American family. The story centers around the family's annual car trip from Chicago to Mexico City where the main character hears ... View more info

The Aztec Love God

By: Diaz, Tony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois, USA, Northwestern University Press: 1998

Book ID: SCW00459

Condition: Very Good


BX5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected bound galley book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). A tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with black lettering with very slight signs of edge wear. A dark comedy about a rising comic's dilemma when the road to success seems to require perpetuating Latino stereotypes. Winner of the 1998 Nilon Award for Excellence in Minority Fiction. 157p. View more info

Latino Heretics

By: Diaz, Tony (editor)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Normal, Illinois, USA, FC2/Normal Books: 1999

Book ID: SCW11276

ISBN: 1573660779

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. With an introduction by the editor. A collection of new writings by Latino/a writers on "unspeakable" topics. They are for their use of High Style used in the perpetration of new thoughts, new forms, and killer prose that sabotage the politics of the English and Spanglish languages. The contributors include Omar C... View more info

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Daughters of the Fifth Sun: A Collection of Latina Fiction and Poetry

By: Edited by Bryce Milligan, Mary Guerrero Milligan, and Angela de Hoyos

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW13722

ISBN: 1573220094

Condition: Very Good


CB6 - An ex-library first edition hardcover book SIGNED by Bryce Milligan, Mary Guerrero Milligan with "Best regards," written and by Pat Mora with "Bookjoy! 2014" written on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label on the spine, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, and light shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some light discoloration and ... View more info

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The Aguero Sisters

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW03403

ISBN: 0679450904

Condition: Very Good


BX2 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Book has remainder mark on the top, dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A novel about two Cuban sisters who have been estranged for 30 years.One smuggled herself off the island in 1962 and the other still lives in Cuba and is a devoted daughter of the revolution. It is the story about the power of... View more info

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The Aguero Sisters

By: Garcia, Cristina

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, One World: 1997

Edition: 9th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: SCW11789

ISBN: 0345406516

Condition: Very Good


BX2 - A 9th printing paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. A novel about two Cuban sisters who have been estranged for 30 years.One smuggled herself off the island in 1962 and the other still lives in Cuba and is a devoted daughter of the revolution. It is the story about the power of family myth to mask, transform, and, finally, reveal the truth. 8"x5.25", 300 pa... View more info

A Shroud in the Family

By: Garcia, Lionel G.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 1987

Book ID: SCW01072

ISBN: 0934770719

Condition: Very Good


BF3 - A trade paperback book, probably a first paperback edition, in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus plus some light chipping to the front, bottom and top right corners. This book looks at a family history that demythologizes the nationalistic saga of Texas. The Texas Revolution is evoked through familial memories and symbols, such as the Shroud of Tamaulipas. But the full conce... View more info

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Perennial Library/ Harper & Row, Publishers: 1994

Book ID: SCW06947

ISBN: 0060973277

Condition: Good


BU2 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some creasing on the spine plus there is some light rubbing overall on the covers. A novel set in 1949 when two young Cuban miusicians immigrate from Havana to New York to pursue their careers. It is the era of the mambo and their orchestra earns them the title of Mambo Kings. It becomes a golden time for them and thirt... View more info

In Search of Bernabe

By: Limon, Graciela

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 1993

Book ID: SCW13130

ISBN: 1558850732

Condition: Good


BF1 - A hard cover library rebound withdrawn ex-library book good+ to very good- condition with no dust jacket. This is a trade paperback book that has been library rebound into a hard cover format. A tight, clean, sound copy in clear plastic laminated color printed paper covered boards with very minor overall shelf wear with some fading on the spine plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the fornt board, the top outside paper edges, the copyright... View more info

Latin Moon in Manhattan

By: Manrique, Jaime

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Book ID: SCW01657

ISBN: 0312071000

Condition: Very Good


BW3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The story is about a gay Latino finding his place in New York City. The main character is a recent immigrant from Colombia. He makes a significant move away from his mother to an apartment in Times Square. There he meets a group of friends that illustrate contemporary urban life in New York. The author celebrates the vitality and beauty... View more info

A Matter of Pride and Other Stories

By: Mohr, Nicholasa

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 1997

Book ID: SCW04622

ISBN: 1558851631

Condition: Good


BU5 - A hard cover no additional printings indicated withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the usual library label, marks, and stamps on the front endpaper and top outside paper edges plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear pl... View more info

The Devil, Delfina Varela and the Used Chevy : Which Examines Delfina Varela's Puzzling Pact with the Devil, the Plaintive Love Story of Ruiz Lopez Mondragon, & the Doomed Hispanic Political Dream of Manuel Caballos

By: Robinson, Louie G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday: 1993

Book ID: SCW02094

Condition: Very Good


CC5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A funny and authentic novel of Mexican American life in San Francisco's Mission District. It is about a loose circle of middle-class Mexican Americans and their close-knit community. They are all determined to get a part of ... View more info

Conflicts of Interest: The Letters of Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton

By: Ruiz de Burton, Maria Amparo

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 2001

Book ID: SCW05515

Condition: Very Good


CB3 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light green wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage series. As complete a collection as possible of this 19th century Hispanic novelist. She was the first Hispanic novelist to writ... View more info

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The Old Gents

By: Yglesias, Jose

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 1996

Book ID: SCW13156

ISBN: 1558851615

Condition: Very Good


BC5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back free endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus the front and back mylar sleeve end... View more info

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Wake in Ybor City

By: Yglesias, Jose

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, USA, Arte Publico Press: 1998

Book ID: SCW13216

ISBN: 1558852484

Condition: Very Good


BH6 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the title page, the copyright page, and the inside surface of the back cover plus there is a small crease at the extreme bottom right corner of the front cover. This is a title in the publisher's Pioneers of Modern U. S. Hispanic Literature series. With a foreword by Rafael Yglesias. A novel about the Cuban-Am... View more info