By Judy Grahn

ISBN-10: 1879960877

ISBN-13: 9781879960879

Winner of the self reliant writer publication "IPPY" Award and an American publication Award! Rooted in a Chicana/Latina/indigenous geographic and cultural sensibility, the tales of flesh to bone tackle the strength of fable, previous and new, giving voice to people who event the disruption and violence of the borderlands. In those 9 stories, Silva metes out a livid justice—a whirling, lyrical energy—that scatters the panorama with bones of transformation, reclamation, and therapeutic.
…An unique and actual voice…with a special imaginative and prescient. a mix of indigenismo and folktales retold in a latest vein…these tales come from the clouds, from spirits of historical ancestors, from the indirect corners of the human consciousness…A new and fascinating duende is born. —Alejandro Murguia, writer of This battle referred to as Love
If Chagall had written, he might have painted phrases within the fierce brushstrokes of ire’ne lara silva’s tales. If Remedios Varo had instructed tales, she could have wound the tendrils of her magic the best way ire’ne lara silva paints her international. —Cecile Pineda, writer Devil’s Tango: How I discovered the Fukushima step-by-step
ire’ne lara silva writes approximately what’s among darkish shadow and sunlight, whilst, as at the Day of the useless, we're so conscious of the sacred. notwithstanding fiction, ire’ne’s prose turns out to remodel into chanting verse. —Dagoberto Gilb, writer of prior to the top, After the start: Stories
In her outstanding fiction debut, flesh to bone, ire’ne lara silva makes use of hauntingly lyrical language to inform tales forged within the Latin American culture of Juan Rulfo and Maria Luisa Bombal. yet, don't mistake this paintings for magical realism. The fantastical components, uncooked voices, and transferring realities inhabit an emotional, mental, and all-too-physical panorama of loss and violence. Life-affirming and severe, the tales sweep us into one other global the place we come head to head with the inner most truths. Brava! —Norma Cantú, writer of Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en l. a. Frontera

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