For Mexican workers, the agricultural valleys of the inland Northwest are a long way from home. But there they have established communities, settlements recent enough that it feels like these newly arrived immigrant
Edition/Copyright:06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:University of Arizona Press Published: 04/01/2006 International: No
''In these exquisite essays--somewhere between lyrics and odes--Philip Garrison maps out the new borderlands of the American West...Weaving together 'testimonio' and text, history and his own experience, Because I Don't Have Wings leads both mexicano and americano towards an encounter neither counted upon...Garrison is a mestizo's mestizo, a literary coyote who smuggles us across not just one but many lines.''
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