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Miraculous Day of Amalia G�mez

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ISBN-10: 0802138470

ISBN-13: 9780802138477

Edition: 2001

Authors: John Rechy, John Rechy

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Rechy is an important gay writer also linked to the Beat Movement, whose work has been recognized by a number of prestigious grant nominations or awards, including one from the National Endowment for the Arts. He grew up in El Paso, Texas, in a poor, Mexican American family. Because of his poverty and his ethnic heritage, he learned very early in life to feel himself an outsider, which was intensified by his later experiences as a gay hustler traveling America in search of his social and sexual identity. He came to popular and critical attention with his first published novel, City of Night (1963), which was a bestseller and was nominated for the International Prix Formentor. A…