Books tagged: chicano

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Through Brown Eyes
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 46,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Brown Berets Organization impacted the Chicano Movement in a powerful manner from its beginnings, in 1967, until the early eighties. Known primarily for their militancy, the Berets were often compared to the Black Panthers. Their impact on the Chicano Movement is still felt to date. Read this book and learn about this intriguing and mysterious organization of Chicano activists.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal, ever hopeful.
Till Stars Shut Their Eyes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,020. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » General
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Based on true events in Ancient Mexico (Anahuac). She (an up-scale elite) finds herself constrained in a world of protocol, and he (a passionate anti-establishment nobody) finds his energies better focused on love than war. Both cling to their forbidden love, even if it means sinking the world to fire.
Batos & Dolls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is an assortment of short stories—like a box of Amedei Porcelana chocolates—about people like your vecinos and unnamed relatives. Everyone is trying to find romance while groping through the fog they and others create. Okay, two are about just groping through life, in general. They, hopefully, will make you smile, giggle, sniggle and belt out a laugh con ganas. I also accept tee-hee's.
Unos Marranos + Una Víbora = Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A novel stuffed with fun, animals, people, food, uncertainty, conflict but with a happy ending. It is carnitas for the soul. And brain.
Love Thy Neighbor—¡Pero No Te Dejes!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a collection of short stories I wrote based on lives and events of my gente in and around East Los Angeles. The stories and characters themselves are pure fiction but the spirit of my cultura is unfolded with pride and cariño. I like to make people smile, laugh and, if I'm lucky, let out an embarrassing belly laugh.
THE AGE OF REVISION - A Book of Poetry by Molina Speaks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry
The Age of Revision was self-published in 2008 by the poet and performing artist Molina Speaks. Equally influenced by hip-hop and classic Latin American poetry, this Collection is about identity and transformation, systemic violence, love, cultural shifts, and spirits. Poems like No More Heroes strike at the underpinnings of constructed reality. The Letters to the Moon will make you fall in love.
Smoking Mirror Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In a dystopian near-future, an East L.A. Chicano hacker steals a god-simulating program from his Mexico City girlfriend. He uses it to resurrect Tezcatlipoca, the Aztec warrior/trickster god, but the god possesses the hacker's body and goes on a rampage in a futuristic, Hollywood Day of the Dead celebration. It's a mad, post-cyberpunk romp.
The First Chicano Time Traveler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fairy tales
An elderly man stumbles upon a desert labyrinth and takes an accidental trip through time.