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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. California writer Mike Padilla has produced in his first book an award-winning story collection of remarkable artistic maturity, social scope, and psychological subtlety. Winner of the University of California at Irvine Chicano/Latino Literary Prize, HARD LANGUAGE is filled with hard-to-forget characters. Among his other startling snapshots, Padilla captures the day his character's family got together to tear apart old Aunt Eufrasia's house: It is like the christening of a ship, my mother said as the pickaxe swung...
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Winner of the University of California at Irvine's Chicano/Latino Literary Contest and the San Francisco Foundation's Joseph Henry Jackson Literary AwardAbout the Author:
Mike Padilla was born in Oakland, California and studied Creative Writing at Stanford and Syracuse Universities. His short stories have previously appeared in periodicals including Indiana Review, Puerto del Sol, The American Literary Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Sequoia, and The Madison Review. A second-generation Mexican-American, he writes about issues of cultural assimilation (and non-assimilation). He currently resides in Los Angeles and is working on a novel.
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