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The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna

A Novel

by Dagoberto Gilb

  • 65 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7874688M
    ISBN 10080213419X
    ISBN 109780802134196

    The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna. By: Gilb, Dagoberto. Price: $ Publisher: New York, Grove Press: Seller ID: ISBN: Binding: Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Signed by Gilb on the title page. In the author's first novel, an itinerant wanderer arrives at the El Paso YMCA on the run. Gilb was the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. He was awarded the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award for the short story collection, The Magic Blood. Gilb's novel, The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna, was named a Notable Book in the New York Times.4/5(1).

    The Flowers by Dagoberto Gilb Grove Press pages, $24 With his new novel The Flowers, Austin-based Dagoberto Gilb has written his most powerful book to date, digging his hands into the fraught subject of race relations, but doing so in his signature humorous, meandering, natural way that makes him such a winning chronicler of Western urban life/5. Ash Grove Heirloom Books. You Searched For: Ash Grove Heirloom Books. The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna. Gilb, Dagoberto. Published by Book has wrinkled pages and their is a dampstain on inside back page and back fly leaf. Dust jacket has discoloration from color bleed from the spine. Dust jacket protected by removable Brodart.

    This is Gilb's second book of stories. (He is also the author of a novel, ''The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña.'') His much-praised debut collection, ''The Magic of Blood,'' was written in the energetic, matter-of-fact voices of working-class characters whose eloquence derived from their very plain-spokenness. Book List Alvarez, Julia: In the Time of the Butterflies ; Cantu, Norma: Canicula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la frontera ; Castillo, Ana: Give It To Me ; Cruz, Angie: Let it Rain Coffee ; Gilb, Dagoberto: The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna ; Gonzalez, Rigoberto: Crossing Vines ; Hijuelos, Oscar: The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love ; Islas.


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The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mickey Acuña is a man suspended between a /5. The Last known residence of Mickey Acuna takes place in El Paso, Texas. The detail in this book is very vivid.

With many decriptions of the desert and El Paso heat. Mickey is a vagabond from different parts of Texas. He has traveled to California and has spoken about spending time in Hollywood for a by: 1.

Dagoberto Gilb’s previous books are The Flowers, Gritos, Woodcuts of Women, The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña, and The Magic of Blood, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many magazines, most recently Harper’s, The New Yorker, and Callaloo, and is reprinted is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

A working-class vato looks for love, lust, and meaning in the Southwest in this “highly evocative” New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year (Publishers Weekly). Mickey Acuña is a man suspended between a shrouded past and an uncertain future. Emerging from the landscape of the Southwest, buffeted by life and licking his wounds, he moves into a Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

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A slight first novel by the author of last year's story collection The Magic of Blood, this details a few months in the lives of regular-guy Mexican-Americans firmly fixed in the here and now. Mickey, a Chicano rambler, comes out of nowhere special and is going nowhere else special when he checks into the El Paso YMCA; Gilb establishes him as an almost mythical working Author: Dagoberto Gilb.

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/5(4). "The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña" (Reviewed by Judi Clark OCT 4, ) Mickey Acuña is hiding out at a YMCA in El Paso Texas while he waits for a much needed check but hints at some trouble that could happen if the money doesn't arrive soon. Get this from a library.

The last known residence of Mickey Acuña. [Dagoberto Gilb] -- A look at the world of drifters. The hero is Mickey Acuna, a Chicano who books into the El Paso YMCA. No one knows where he is from, or why he came.

He spends his time talking to the other residents. Waiting for the Mail: A novel of life at a YMCA along the Mexican border: THE LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE OF MICKEY ACUNA, By Dagoberto Gilb (Grove Press: $21; pp.) By Luis J. Rodriguez. The Magic of Blood won the PEN/Hemingway Award and The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña was named "Notable Book of the Year" by the New York Times Book Review.

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Page of Dagoberto Gilb, author of The Magic of Blood, The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña, Woodcuts of Women, Gritos, The Flowers, Before the End, After the Beginning Biography Dagoberto Gilb was born in the city of Los Angeles, his mother a Mexican who crossed the border without papers, and his father a Spanish-speaking Anglo raised i.

Dagoberto Gilb is an American writer who writes extensively about the American Southwest. Gilb was born in Los Angeles in He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he earned both bachelor's and master's embarked on a career in construction, became a journeyman carpenter, and joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and.

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