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Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
This is journalist Sam Quinones' classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more. A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx. Quinones chronicles the tale of the Tomato King, of a high-school soccer season in Kansas, and of Mexican corruption in an L.A. County town.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
Magia: Símbolos y Textos de la Magia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: Spanish. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
En el presente estudio sobre la magia, interesan sobre todo los aspectos lingüístico y semiótico. En el análisis, se parte de la siguiente definición de magia: La magia es lenguaje y símbolos objetivados para obrar con poder sobre el mundo, por parte de un mago ante el interés particular de un consultante en una comunidad, cuya interacción constituye un sistema.