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Barrio Blues By Red Jordan Arobateau
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Begining before her first year of age at chapter zero, the story of a Latina Lesbian growing up in el barrio de San Francisco Mission. A look at her family life, sisters, brothers, parents. La... More > escuela, La Iglaise. Each chapter in this marvelous work is a year of Libertads life. Her ambitions. Her life struggle. Her personal growth. The women she takes to bed, and her subsequent adventures. HOT! HOT! Another Masterwork from the pen of Poet/Artist Author Red Jordan Arobateau, Barrio Blues is completely spiced up with some Spanish words, and phrases. A true reading experience!< Less
Barrio Blues By Red Jordan Arobateau
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Begining before her first year of age at chapter zero, the story of a Latina Lesbian growing up in el barrio de San Francisco Mission. A look at her family life, sisters, brothers, parents. La... More > escuela, La Iglaise. Each chapter in this marvelous work is a year of Libertads life. Her ambitions. Her life struggle. Her personal growth. The women she takes to bed, and her subsequent adventures. HOT! HOT! Another Masterwork from the pen of Poet/Artist Author Red Jordan Arobateau, Barrio Blues is completely spiced up with some Spanish words, and phrases. A true reading experience!< Less
Los Dos Barrios By W. Chad McPhail
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Life in the barrio is never easy, especially when you're only in 6th grade and no one seems to listen. For Jaime, his world will soon become a mystery to solve in the barrio, as two rival gangs... More > battle it out over turf and respect. Meanwhile, Maria, a young runaway teenage mother, finds out how tough it can be on the mean streets of Tierra Rosa while trying to protect her baby. Her boyfriend, "Chava" is an up and coming gangster under his brother's wing. All three of their lives seem intertwined within a dark web of deceit and feelings of disrespect, until the mystery of all mysteries is resolved, and every homie's life in the barrio is changed forever.< Less
Kestrel By Alexa Barrios
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Kestrel is a girl who lives in a cabin in the Canadian woods with her mother. She has become traumatized after watching her father burn to death. Now speechless and in depression, Kestrel searches... More > the scattered shards of her forest world for something to make herself believe in life and love again. To her astonishment, she finds and saves an injured kestrel, the falcon that she is named after. This is the story of a girl, a bird, and their ever-lasting friendship, the odds they face, and the hardships they battle. But is Kestrel strong enough to handle all of their hardships?< Less
Kestrel By Alexa Barrios
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Kestrel is a girl who lives in a cabin in the Canadian woods with her mother. She has become traumatized after watching her father burn to death. Now speechless and in depression, Kestrel... More > searches the scattered shards of her forest world for something to make herself believe in life and love again. To her astonishment, she finds and saves an injured kestrel, the falcon that she is named after. This is the story of a girl, a bird, and their ever-lasting friendship, the odds they face, and the hardships they battle. But is Kestrel strong enough to handle all of their hardships?< Less
I Wanted to Dance - Carlos Gavito: Life, Passion and Tango By Ricardo Plazaola
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CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life... More > circling the globe. He traveled for more than forty years and visited more than ninety countries. He spoke English, Italian, French and Portuguese fluently and could make himself understood in German, Russian and Japanese. He was a universal man who took the tango from the barrio to the world. He began dancing not too long after he started to walk, and then there was no stopping him: tango, rock, folklore, Latin rhythms, swing. On stage and off, there was no dance he didn’t try. Over the years, he searched for his own place in the dance world, and then his own tango: the absolutely unique style that brought him to fame. In the mid 90s, after being out of Argentina for many years, he gained international renown with the company of Forever Tango and word got back to Buenos Aires.< Less
I Wanted to Dance - Carlos Gavito: Life, Passion and Tango By Ricardo Plazaola
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CARLOS EDUARDO GAVITO (4/27/1943 – 7/1/2005) was born in La Plata, Argentina. He spent his youth in the barrio of Avellaneda (to the south of Greater Buenos Aires) and the rest of his life... More > circling the globe. He traveled for more than forty years and visited more than ninety countries. He spoke English, Italian, French and Portuguese fluently and could make himself understood in German, Russian and Japanese. He was a universal man who took the tango from the barrio to the world. He began dancing not too long after he started to walk, and then there was no stopping him: tango, rock, folklore, Latin rhythms, swing. On stage and off, there was no dance he didn’t try. Over the years, he searched for his own place in the dance world, and then his own tango: the absolutely unique style that brought him to fame. In the mid 90s, after being out of Argentina for many years, he gained international renown with the company of Forever Tango and word got back to Buenos Aires.< Less
Cachitos Dulces By Mary Quiroz-Whisler
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Cachitos Dulces is a glimpse into barrio life in Las Cruces, New Mexico during the early 1950's. It is a collection of character sketches of neighbors and family members in a small community through... More > the eyes of a little girl. There is warmth, humor, sadness, and lots of love sprinkled in the everyday life of these very special people. Actual photographs are used to illustrate the text. This is a nostalgic light read that speaks to the heart of barrio life.< Less
East 100th Street 2010-2011 By Tanya Ahmed
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Tanya brings an insider’s perspective, documenting a community she is part of. ‘The aim of my project was to focus firmly on the here and now Tanya enjoys photographing the built... More > environment and has roamed East Harlem extensively with her camera. But when she came to photograph the place she calls home, she wanted to go beyond the building façades and open up the street, and, by extension, her life. The building exteriors, the internal spaces and her neighbours all feature in her documentation of East 100th Street. A selection of these photographs were recently featured in Tanya;s solo exhibition 'I call this place home' in conjunction with OCA, the Open College of the Arts and Banks Street Arts in Sheffield, UK. Please note this is a hardback book, there is also a smaller soft cover of the same works.< Less
East 100th Street - 2010-2011 By Tanya Ahmed
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Tanya brings an insider’s perspective, documenting a community she is part of. ‘The aim of my project was to focus firmly on the here and now. Tanya enjoys photographing the built... More > environment and has roamed East Harlem extensively with her camera. But when she came to photograph the place she calls home, she wanted to go beyond the building façades and open up the street, and, by extension, her life. The building exteriors, the internal spaces and her neighbours all feature in her documentation of East 100th Street. A selection of these photographs were recently featured in Tanya;s solo exhibition 'I call this place home' in conjunction with OCA, the Open College of the Arts and Banks Street Arts in Sheffield, UK. This was followed by a second exhibition 'Shades of New York' curated by John Clark and Andrew Conroy again at Bank Street Arts.< Less