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And The Shadows Took Him

By: Chacon, Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16136


A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Moving his family from their barrio neighborhood when he gets a better job, William Molina finds their Latino background proving a challenge in their new community. View more info

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Every Night Is Ladies' Night

By: Jaime-Becerra, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Rayo: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4716


Signed by Jaime-Becerra on the title page. This debut collection presents ten interrelated stories, most of which feature Hispanic characters living in 1980s El Monte, CA. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Unicorn Poem & Flowers and Songs of Sorrow

By: Mares, E. A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, West End Press: 1992

Edition: First Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21554


Briefly inscribed by Mares. A paperback original with light edgewear. Unicorn Poem was first published in a different form in 1980. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Laugh and Other Stories

By: Martinez-Serros, Hugo

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Houston, Arte Publico Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22471


Signed by Martinez-Serros, "For Michael Bryant, who, with his celestial army has done fiercest battle against the dragon lodged in the very center of my being. You have slain it, St. Michael, haven't you? Ever my gratitude and affection, Hugo. Nathrop, Colorado, 20 October 1997." Creasing to the back cover. Considered the first (and possibly only) literary record of Mexican life in Chicago during the 1930s and 40s. ; 198 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz (Includes Inscribed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Ramos, Manuel

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9006


Signed by Ramos on the title page. This debut novel in the acclaimed Luis Montez series introduced a hero unique in detective fiction: a world-weary middle-aged lawyer steeped in the politics, history, and culture of the golden age of Chicano activism. An inscribed Uncorrected Proof in plain green wrappers is included. The proof shows the original title of the book, which included the subtitle, Death of a Martyr. The subtitle was later removed.; Signed by Author View more info

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Blues For the Buffalo

By: Ramos, Manuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14769


Signed by Ramos. Attorney Luis Montez wants to rebuild his Denver practice, but an aggressive P.I. and an emotional attachment to a young beauty named Rachel draw Luis into the mystery of the unexplained death of Rachel's writer friend.; Signed by Author View more info

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Desperado

By: Ramos, Manuel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston, Arte Publico Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20801


Signed by Ramos on the title page. In this noir novel set in Denver, Gus Corral finds himself caught up in the murder of an old high-school buddy he hadn't seen in years until days before his death. A paperback original.; Signed by Author View more info

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Carry Me Like Water

By: Saenz, Benjamin Alire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16078


Signed by Saenz on the title page. The yuppie lifestyle of Helen and Eddie Marsh strongly conflicts with the struggles of Helen's impoverished deaf-mute brother Diego, until she develops the ability to have out-of-body experiences. A first novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

The House of Forgetting

By: Saenz, Benjamin Alire

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20827


Signed by Saenz on the title page. A University of Chicago academic's dark secret comes to light when he's stabbed with a dinner knife in his Hyde Park mansion. ; Signed by Author View more info

Tattoo the Wicked Cross

By: Salas, Floyd

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15595


A lovely copy with no fading to the spine. The author's first novel, about a juvenile offender sentenced to a penal farm for adolescents in California. View more info

In Search of Snow

By: Urrea, Luis Alberto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20563


Signed by Urrea on the title page. The word "new" has been stamped to the half-title page. The author's first novel, a blend of deadpan humor, picaresque adventure and search for self.; Signed by Author View more info

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Chicano

By: Vasquez, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21873


Reprint. Inscribed by Vasquez in Spanish on the second free endpaper. "Para Carmen---Una chicanita simpatica y linda---Viva La Huelga!! Richard Vasquez." A large chip to the rear panel, and lighter chipping to the spine. Rubbing and dust soiling to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $6.95 on the front flap. A landmark novel published at the height of the Mexican American civil rights movement, a generational saga that takes readers from early 20th-century Mexico to 19... View more info

Growing Through the Ugly

By: Vazquez Jr., Diego

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9023


A dead Chicano soldier returning from Vietnam in a coffin at the age of 18 narrates Vasquez's first novel, an account of growing up in the El Paso barrio in the late 1950s and '60s. View more info

The Lake (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Villasenor, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8345


Signed by Villasenor on the title page. A philosophy student's life is turned upside down in this poetic first novel. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) is included. ; Signed by Author View more info