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Virgins, Guerrillas and Locas : Gay Latinos Writing About Love - Jaime Cortez

Virgins, Guerrillas and Locas

Gay Latinos Writing About Love

Paperback Published: 29th September 1999
ISBN: 9781573440875
Number Of Pages: 200

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New to the distinguished heritage of Latino literature is Virgins, Guerillas and Locas, a new collection of writings—many never before published—by twenty-one outstanding contemporary gay Latino authors.

From a Virgin of Guadalupe sighting by a cholo junkie to a queer boy being sweetly broken into the world of love by his doting biker father; from two lovers with physical disabilities discovering new means of nonverbal communication to the picaresque romp of three cha cha queens at the Bronx Zoo: Virgins, Guerillas and Locas explores the life and loves of gay Latino men with humor, candor, and affection.

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Silences:
Joaquin (who thinks his name is Jack)p. 3
El Serenop. 5
Bootsp. 13
I Love You Altop. 27
Virgins
They Say I'm One of Thosep. 33
Dallas, Summer 1986p. 47
Daddycakesp. 53
The Lost Cityp. 59
My Lessons with Felipep. 65
Delirium
News of Your Countryp. 83
Sexmoneylovep. 93
The Europe of Their Scarsp. 99
Dialectics of Lovep. 105
Locas
Secret Dirty Selfp. 121
Crazy Horse Memoirsp. 133
Amor Indio: Juan Diego of San Diegop. 141
Strong Armsp. 147
Guerrillas
Daddyp. 157
The Last Stand of Mr. Americap. 165
Sun to Sunp. 177
Nueva Flor de Canelap. 183
About the Authorsp. 195
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ISBN: 9781573440875
ISBN-10: 1573440876
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 29th September 1999
Publisher: Cleis Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.27