Archive - July 15, 2016

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The Wetback and Other Stories by Ron Arias (Peru)

The Wetback and Other Stories by Ron Arias (Peru)

The Wetback and Other Stories, by Ron Arias ISBN 978-1-55885-834-3 Publication date: September 30, 2016 Trade paperback, Arte Publico Press, University of Houston, $17.95 I felt reading these wonderful stories that I was admitted to an adjacent neighborhood, a rich culture that is another world—call it Amexica—both mysterious and magical, that is persuasive through its tenderness. My hope is that Ron Arias continues to write short stories that tell us who we are.                                                                              – Paul Theroux (Malawi 1963-65) This collection brings together the short fiction of an acclaimed journalist and Chicano literature pioneer.  In the title story, Mrs. Rentería shouts, “David is mine!” as she and her neighbors gather about the dead but . . .

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