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Oscar Casares' debut collection of short stories was selected as an ALA Notable book and received tremendous praise from publications ranging from the New York Times and the Washington Post to Entertainment Weekly. These nine stories follow a collection of unforgettable characters trying to get by while living in the South Texas border town of Brownsville.
©2003 Oscar Casares; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

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"Casares...remakes a territory into his own fictional universe..." (Tim Gautreaux)

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