Sudden fiction Latino : short-short stories from the United States and Latin America / edited by Robert Shapard, James Thomas, and Ray Gonzalez ; introduction by Luisa Valenzuela

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Subjects: Hispanic Americans--Literary collections
American literature--Hispanic American authors
Short stories, Latin American
Short stories, American
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010
LC Classification: P, PS
Additional Authors: Shapard, Robert, 1942-
Thomas, James, 1946-
González, Ray
Notes: LCCN: 2009037087
ISBN: 9780393336450 (pbk.)
ISBN: 039333645X (pbk.)
Contents: Introduction: a smuggler's sack / Luisa Valenzuela -- The white girl / Luis Alberto Urrea -- The extravagant behavior of the naked woman / Josefina Estrada -- Everyone's Abuelo can't have ridden with Pancho Villa / Andrea Saenz -- The book without covers / Enrique Jaramillo Levi -- Alma / Junot Díaz -- 3 microstories: Cannibals and explorers ; Respect for genres ; Theologian / Ana María Shua -- Clownpants Molina / Stephen D. Gutierrez -- Insomnia / Virgilio Piñera -- People of the dog / Alma Luz Villanueva -- Light is like water / Gabriel García Márquez -- Red sperpent ceviche / Antonio Faria -- Celeste's heart / Aída Bortnik -- Shoiut / Dagoberto Gilb -- The lord of the flies / Marco Denevi -- Day ah Dallas mare toes / Luna Calderón -- The eclipse / Augusto Monterroso -- Montezuma, my revolver / Fernando Benavidez, Jr. -- Victim / Pedro Ponce -- When new flowers bloomed / Carmen Naranjo -- Imagining Bisbee / Alicita Rodríguez -- Miss Clairol / Helen María Viramontes -- Counterfeit / Edmundo Paz Soldán -- The news of the author / Omar Castañeda -- Halloween / Norma Elia Cantú -- The book of sand / Jorge Luis Borges -- Customer service at the Karaoke Don Quixote / Juan Martinez -- Impossible story / Carmen Boullosa -- Eva and Daniel / Tomás Rivera -- The captive / José Emilio Pacheco -- Essential things / Jorge Luis Arzola -- Pilón / Sandra Cisneros -- 4 microstories: Love 1 ; Love 2 ; The test ; The hole / Raúl Brasca -- Our secret / Isabel Allende -- The native lawyer / Rudolfo Anaya -- Señor Noboa / Raúl Leis -- How to live with a feminista and (still) be a macho: notes unabridged / Juan Felipe Herrera -- Aunt Chila / Ángeles Mastretta -- The hitchhiker / Louis Reyna -- What should run in the mind of caballeros / Lupe Méndez -- The scribe / Rafael Courtoisie -- Phone calls / Roberto Bolaño -- Foreign market / Ana Castillo -- The proof / Rodrigo Rey Rosa -- The back of my own head in a crowd / Alberto Ríos -- Fresh fruit / Marisella Veiga -- Chronicle of the City of Havana / Eduardo Galeano -- The uprooted / Cristina Peri Rossi -- The visitor / Daniel Alarcón -- Volar / Judith Ortíz Cofer -- Asunder / Robert Lopez -- Devotion / Alejandra Pizarnik -- The eternal dog / Hernán Lavín Cerda -- The expression / Mario Benedetti -- Johnny Depp / Socorro Venegas -- In the cold of the malecón / Antonio José Ponte -- Tía / Carmen Tafolla -- Hair / Hilma Contreras -- La guaca / Daniel A. Olivas -- The centerfielder / Sergio Ramírez -- Chronicle of the second plague / Ignacio Padilla -- "Cielito Lindo" / Lisa Alvarez -- Day of the dead / Daniel Chacón -- 2 microstories: The wooden boat ; Astilla / Manuel Muñoz -- Manuelito / Nicomedes Suárez Araúz -- Zapata / Pablo Medina -- Cat's eye / Luisa Valenzuela -- Epilogue: migrations / Julio Ortega
Physical Description: 336 p. ; 21 cm
OCLC Number: 317919932
ISBN/ISSN: 9780393336450
039333645X

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