The Resource Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)

Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)

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Borderlands : short fictions
Title
Borderlands
Title remainder
short fictions
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James Carlos Blake
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Language
eng
Summary
The scrublands of South Texas, the warm coastland of the Gulf of Mexico, a cinderblock flophouse near the produce fields of South Florida: all are borderlands of mixed blood and spilled blood, of generations forged in fight, failure, and hope. In this extraordinary collection of short works, the masterful James Carlos Blake, author of In the Rogue Blood and the Wolfe family series of border noirs, journeys from the nineteenth-century Mexican frontier to the borderlands of today. Borderlands begins with an introductory piece of memoir, called "The Outsider," about Blake's own straddling of worlds and identities. In the following eight haunting stories, we meet Don Sebasti<U+00df>n Cabrillo Mayor Cort<U+00da>s y Mendoza, a powerful landowner reduced to howling at the moon from behind the bars of a mental institution; an illegal immigrant in Florida who must reckon with his emotional turmoil after being robbed by a fellow Mexican; a Texas woman orphaned by disease and desertion, making her way into a violent world of men; and many more who pass through the shadows of the borderlands. Bold, honest, and humane, these pieces represent some of the best writing from one of the most original and authentic voices in contemporary fiction
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Midwest
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Blake, James Carlos
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Mexican Americans
  • Electronic books
  • Mexican-American Border Region
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adult
Label
Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802189431
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12210446
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remote
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12210446
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MWT12210446
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Borderlands : short fictions, James Carlos Blake, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802189431
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12210446
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12210446
System control number
MWT12210446
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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