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A Place in el Paso

A Mexican-American Childhood

A Place in el Paso( )
Author: López-Stafford, Gloria
ISBN:978-0-8263-1709-4
Publication Date:Feb 1996
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This memoir of growing up in El Paso in the 1940s and 1950s creates an entire city: the way a barrio awakens in the early morning sun, the thrill of a rare desert snow, the taste of fruit-flavored raspadas on summer afternoons, the "money boys" who beg from commuters passing back and forth to Juárez, and the mischief of children entertaining themselves in the streets. López-Stafford shows readers El Paso through the eyes of Yoya--short for Gloria--the high-spirited narrator, who is...
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Book Details
Pages:222
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds



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