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"The stories of his schooling, his Mexican heritage, his complicated relationship with his father, his mother’s unwavering faith, and his wife’s fight with cancer are all explored in his collection of essays, Crossing Borders."

HCC’s One Book One College Crosses Paths with Author Sergio Troncoso

Encore: Between Two Worlds -- Life on the Border by BillMoyers.com. No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week’s guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company. His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. Over the years he has produced a series of acclaimed novels, including The…

Between Two Worlds — Life on the Border. No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, whose life is the stuff of great novels.

Luis Alberto Urrea's Border-Crossing Journeys by BillMoyers.com. Luis Alberto Urrea's life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. Over the years he has produced a series of acclaimed novels, including The Hummingbird’s Daughter, The Devil’s Highway, and his latest, Queen of America – each a rich and revealing account of the people of the borderlands that join and separate our two…

Luis Alberto Urrea's life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border…

From my book projectJUVENILE  I have a life here in San Francisco. Gregorio sits in his hotel room in Mission District. "I don't want to go back to Acapulco. I almost died in 1995 when I was crossing the border. I was walking day and night for seven days. I had no water or food-I had to drink the water from the ground and eating cactus gave me stomaches. I later made it to  Chula Vista where I worked for in the fields picking strawberries for fifteen dollars a day from 7am to 6pm seven days…

From my book projectJUVENILE I have a life here in San Francisco. Gregorio sits in his hotel room in Mission District. "I don't want to go back to Acapulco. I almost died in 1995 when I was crossing the border. I was walking day and night for seven days. I had no water or food-I had to drink the water from the ground and eating cactus gave me stomaches. I later made it to Chula Vista where I worked for in the fields picking strawberries for fifteen dollars a day from 7am to 6pm seven days…

Border Crossing by John Leslie, $3.99 Border Crossing is a picaresque coming-of-age story of a Texas boy's pursuit of manhood. Del Ray Gunn must cope with events that will have a profound impact on his future, including his father's death, his mother's reappearance in his life, and 9/11 http://www.absolutelyamazingebooks.com

Border Crossing by John Leslie, $3.99 Border Crossing is a picaresque coming-of-age story of a Texas boy's pursuit of manhood. Del Ray Gunn must cope with events that will have a profound impact on his future, including his father's death, his mother's reappearance in his life, and 9/11 http://www.absolutelyamazingebooks.com

Chinese Cinderella: A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's affluent, powerful family considers her bad luck after her mother dies giving birth to her. Life does not get any easier when her father remarries.

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter is a book by the Chinese-American physician and author Adeline Yen Mah describing her experiences growing up in China during the Second World War.

"Reyna Grande chronicles her life as an undocumented immigrant, from her border crossing at age nine, discussing her difficult relationship with her father, and other complications with her family during childhood."

The Distance Between Us: A Memoir : Reyna Grande brings to life her tumultuous early years in this story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries.

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