Rudolfo A. Anaya
Lord of the Dawn: The Legend of Quetzalcoatl
The Season of La Llorona (play)
Chapter 3: "Entering into the Serpent"**
Chapter 7: "La conciencia de la mestiza/Towards
a New Consciousness"** Images of Coatlicue John Ashbery
The Tidewater Tales: A Novel
More Die of Heartbreak
Good Woman: Poems and A Memoir 1969-1980
in white america**
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Judith Ortiz Cofer
En Mis Ojos No Hay Días**
Latin Women Pray**
My Father in the Navy: A Childhood Memory**
Reaching for the Mainland
The Woman Who Was Left at the Altar**
Shedding SilenceMaxine Hong Kingston
Hawai'I One Summer
Breathing the Water
Timebends: A Life
The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy
Native American Oral Narrative
The Bungling Host (Hitchiti)**
Native American Oral Poetry
Creation of the Whites (Yuchi Tale)**
Joyce Carol Oates
You Must Remember This
The Messiah of Stockholm
Under a Soprano Sky
Helena María Viramontes
John Edgar Wideman
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Trade deficit reaches $170 billion.
Immigration Reform and Control Act signed into law.
U.S. Congresswoman Pat Schroeder withdraws her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination resulting from a lack of funds.
NASA's first African American female astronaut is Doctor Mae Jemison.
First Asian Pacific American Heritage Week.
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