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The miraculous day of Amalia Gómez : a novel

Author: John Rechy
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [1991]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this novel, Amalia Gomez thinks she sees a large silver cross in the sky. A miraculous sign, perhaps, but one the down-to-earth Amalia does not trust. Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the other Hollywood , populated by working-class Mexican Americans, as John Rechy blends tough realism with religious and cultural fables to take us into the life of a Chicano family in L.A.
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rechy
ISBN: 1559701153 9781559701150 1559702036 9781559702034
OCLC Number: 22983480
Notes: The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
Description: 206 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by John Rechy.

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In this novel, Amalia Gomez thinks she sees a large silver cross in the sky. A miraculous sign, perhaps, but one the down-to-earth Amalia does not trust. Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the other Hollywood , populated by working-class Mexican Americans, as John Rechy blends tough realism with religious and cultural fables to take us into the life of a Chicano family in L.A.

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