Quinones, Sam, 1958-. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press.
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Sam Quinones is a long-time journalist and author of 3 books of narrative . He spent 10 years before that as a freelance journalist in Mexico.
Sam Quinones is a long-time journalist and author of 3 books of narrative nonfiction. He worked for the LA Times for 10 years. In 2007, he published Antonio's. Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration.
Journalist Sam Quinones lived in Mexico for 10 years, publishing two books of narrative nonfiction about the country. In 2001 he published a highly acclaimed collection of stories about contemporary Mexico, True Tales from Another Mexico: the Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx (UNM Press). In 2007, he published Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration (UNM Press).
Poor Mexico," lamented the dictator Porfirio Díaz, "so far from God and so close to the United States. Echoing Porfirio, most Americans writing on Mexico portray it as a pitiable place, impoverished, corrupt, and hopeless. Today, the songs are worth millions.
If Mexico's idea of the United States as a bloated and heartless empire is an exaggeration of historical truths, so is our equally outrageous claim that our southern neighbors are superstitious invaders who come only to steal jobs and benefits that rightly belong to our progressive, hardworking citizens
The book recounts a small-town lynching of two traveling salesmen and how a village of ranchers invented one of Mexico’s greatest business models – popsicle shops, which are now everywhere part of the country’s landscape. There’s the stunning story of Zeus Garcia, a bus boy in Santa Monica and the Michael Jordan of Oaxacan Indian basketball players
As journalist Sam Quinones convincingly demonstrates, much of Mexico was already changing before the July 2000 .
As journalist Sam Quinones convincingly demonstrates, much of Mexico was already changing before the July 2000 presidential elections which ousted the PRI and presented the world with President-elect Vincente Fox. Fox's victory marked the triumph of another Mexico, a vital, energetic, and creative Mexico tracked by Quinones for over six years. This book expands our knowledge of modern Mexico many times over.
Tell us if something is incorrect. Keen observation and astute interviews lead journalist Sam Quinones on the quest to find the authentic modern Mexico-both in Mexico and East . and other parts of the . We aim to show you accurate product information. Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it. See our disclaimer. True Tales from Another Mexico. University of New Mexico Press.