Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Author: Mona Boucher Ruiz
Street Date: April 1, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 247-64-6550
This engrossing memoir charts Ruiz's journey toward self-identity, tracing the tortuous path of her life--a life in which Ruiz assumed contradictory roles: gang chola, high school drop-out, disowned daughter, battered wife, welfare mother, student, and policewoman.