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Tombstone Race : Stories (Paperback) (Josu00e9 Skinner)

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A teenager accused of homicide finds little support from his family or community. A woman in a conservative town must find ways to protect her gay brother from their militaristic mother. A graduate student discovers that his research has been stolen, probably by the same street gang he has been studying. A former police officer, fired for shooting a deranged man, patrols his own neighborhood. Set in places as diverse as Fort Sumner, Taos, Chimayó, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Clovis, the fourteen stories inThe Tombstone Race explore the surprising connections and disjunctions between rich and poor, urban and rural, old and new, ugly and beautiful. Based in part on the author's experiences as a Spanish/English interpreter in the criminal courts of New Mexico, Skinner's stories navigate the state's changing cultures with humor and heart.

Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Author: Josu00e9 Skinner
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2016
TCIN: 50951182
UPC: 9780826356277
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-9711
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