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    Eir neighbors where love blossoms only to fade and where the only real certainty is that life holds surprises In his sparkling debut Oscar Casares creates a cast of unforgettable characters confronting everyday possibilities and contradictions Diego an eleven year old whose job at a fireworks stand teaches him a lesson in defiance Bony a young man whose discovery of a monkey's head on his.

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    Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê Oscar Cásares is the author of Brownsville a collection of stories that was an American Library Association Notable Book of 2004 and is now included in the curriculum at several American universities and the novel Amigoland He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts the Copernicus Society of America and the Texas Institute of Letters A graduate of the Iowa W

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      Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê brownsville download, stories pdf, Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUBI got tired of reading Chicano literature years ago because all the books seemed to be about identity and not much else A few titles got a lot of attention but were not well written This is the book that changed my attitudeEvery story is well crafted He captures the sense of place without have a chip on his shoulder or writing in a way to exclude readers who are not from his culture He really made me think about the way people are unable to voice their greatest fears and desires and so make a mess of their lives and the lives of others A glossary would have made his book accessible to a wider audience I can hardly wait until his allegedly forthcomin


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      Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê brownsville download, stories pdf, Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUBI lived in Brownsville for six months as a Mormon missionary and loved the city and its people very much I lived in Cameron Park the poorest part of the city and one of the poorest areas of the country There is a distinct feel to Brownsville and its people are proud of their identity The author was born and raised there and as a result this book is largely an authentic portrayal of the people who live there One of the most endearing quality of the city for me probably not all is the Tex Mex dialect a conglomeration of Spanish and English into a new language of sorts Casares uses it nicely which adds a humorous quality to these short stories To me it took me back again To others it will develop into its own confused vernacular Though the written words lack the cadences of


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      Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê brownsville download, stories pdf, Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUBMrs Perez was a short story was about Lola Perez a 68 year old widow who lives in Brownsville Texas near the Mexican border Mrs Perez put her husband and daughters first for many years and it is only now that she is widowed that she has developed a passion for bowling She is quite good at it and takes pride in the trophies she has won so she takes it hard when her prized bowling bowl is stolen from her home The quote she wore the nervous smile of a young woman who realizes she has just boarded the wrong train about a memory Lola has while looking at a picture of her honeymoon was be


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      Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê brownsville download, stories pdf, Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUBThis book was my first experience with short stories — simple elegant and so so enjoyable I love Caseres’ writing and plan to go read his novels I feel like I am apart of a town I’ve never been to simply by getting a glimpse into simple lives I also enjoyed that nearly all the stories were left in the middle you’re apart of them not reading from the outside Amazing book ❤️


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      Paperback Ð Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUB Ê brownsville download, stories pdf, Brownsville Stories PDF/EPUBThis book has sat sadly I believe on my shelf since 2007 Worse I not only have this one but Casares’ subsequent first novel Brazos Bookstore is hosting Casares Tuesday night and I might go If nothing else this prompted me to pull this from my bookshelf yesterday and read itBrownsville is a book of stories that all take place inno surprise hereBrownsville a city in the most distant reaches of Texas right next to the border with Mexico In every way a satisfying book If the stories have the feel of coming through the Creative Writing School Factory so be it Every story


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