Ana Castillo, Give It To Me, new fiction from Feminist Press

04/17/2014 7:00 pm

Bookworks welcomes Ana Castillo for her new Feminist Press novel, Give it To Me

"Cheeky, amoral, and a gritty survivor, Palma Piedras is a picaresque heroine for the 21st century. With an unflinching satirical flare, Castillo creates a vivid cast of rogues and helpless characters who alarmingly resemble people we know."--Jaime Manrique, author of Cervantes Street

"In this gritty and entertaining novel, Ana Castillo paints a captivating portrait of a future that defies odds, questions stereotypes, and always maintains a sense of humor."--Elena Poniatowka, author of Massacre in Mexico

Recently divorced, Palma, a forty-three-year-old Latina, takes stock of her life when she reconnects with her gangster younger cousin recently released from prison. As she checks out her other options, her sexual obsession with her cous' ignites but their family secrets bring them together in unexpected ways. In this wildly entertaining and sexy novel, Ana Castillo creates a memorable character with a flare for fashion, a longing for family, and a penchant for adventure. Give It to Me is Sex in the City for a Chicana babe who's looking for love in all the wrong places.

Ana Castillo is one of the most powerful voices in contemporary Chicana literature. She is the author of So Far From God and Sapogonia, both New York Times Notable Books of the Year, as well as The Guardians, Peel My Love like an Onion, and many other books of fiction, poetry, and essays. She divides her time between Chicago, Illinois, and southern New Mexico.

Give It to Me (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781558618503
Availability: In Stock at Warehouse – Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Feminist Press, 5/2014

$12.95
ISBN-13: 9781400034994
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Published: Anchor, 4/2004

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781931896207
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Published: Curbstone Press, 9/2005

$20.00
ISBN-13: 9780916727208
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Published: Wings Press, 4/2005

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9781573226301
Availability: In Stock at Warehouse – Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Trade, 10/1997

Loverboys (Paperback)

$13.95
ISBN-13: 9780393331677
Availability: In Stock at Warehouse – Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 7/2008

The Guardians (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780812975710
Availability: In Stock at Warehouse – Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 9/2008

Location: 
Street:
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
City:
Albuquerque
,
Province:
New Mexico
Postal Code:
87107-3157
Country:
United States




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