Painted Cities

Painted Cities

Book - 2014
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To those outside it, Pilsen is a vast barrio on the south side of Chicago. To Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski, it is a world of violence and decay and beauty, of nuance and pure chance. It is a place where the smell of cooking frijoles is washed away by that of dead fish in the river, where vendettas are a daily routine, and where a fourteen-year-old immigrant might hold the ability bring people back from the dead.

Simultaneously tough and tender, these stories mark the debut of a writer poised to represent his city's literature for decades to come.
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2014]
ISBN: 9781938073809
1938073800
Characteristics: 180 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: McSweeney's (Firm)

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