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Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border

Seminal moments, rites of passage, crystalline vignettes--a memoir about growing up brown at the U.S./Mexico border.The tradition of retablo painting dates back to the Spanish Conquest in both Mexico and the U.S. Southwest. Humble ex-votos, retablos are usually painted on repurposed metal, and in one small tableau they tell the story of a crisis, and offer thanks for its suc...

Title : Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border
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ISBN : 0872867862
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Number of Pages : 168 pages
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