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Hard Language: Short Stories Mike Padilla

Hard Language: Short Stories

Mike Padilla

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9781558852983
Paperback
165 pages
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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. California writer Mike Padilla has produced in his first book an award-winning story collection of remarkable artistic maturity, social scope, and psychological subtlety. Winner of the University of California atMoreFiction. Latino/Latina Studies. California writer Mike Padilla has produced in his first book an award-winning story collection of remarkable artistic maturity, social scope, and psychological subtlety. Winner of the University of California at Irvine Chicano/Latino Literary Prize, HARD LANGUAGE is filled with hard-to-forget characters. Among his other startling snapshots, Padilla captures the day his characters family got together to tear apart old Aunt Eufrasias house: It is like the christening of a ship, my mother said as the pickaxe swung...