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Denise Chávez

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Denise Chávez is the author of Loving Pedro Infante and Face of an Angel, which won the American Book Award. She is the recipient of a Lila Acheson Wallace/Reader’s Digest Fund Writer’s Award and a founder of the Border Book Festival in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she lives with her husband, Daniel Zolinsky.

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La última de las muchachas del menú

Written by Denise Chávez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 7, 2011
Price: $9.99

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La última de las muchachas del menú

Written by Denise Chávez
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $12.95

Rocío Esquibel is a girl growing up in a Southern New Mexico town with her mother and sister. She defines her neighborhood by its trees—the willow, the apricot and the one they call the marking tree. Rocío knows she was born in the bedroom closet where she and her sister now... Read more >
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The Last of the Menu Girls

Written by Denise Chávez


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Last of the Menu Girls

Written by Denise Chávez


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $15.00

Rocío Esquibel is a girl growing up in a Southern New Mexico town with her mother and sister. She defines her neighborhood by its trees—the willow, the apricot and the one they call the marking tree. Rocío knows she was born in the bedroom closet where she and her sister now... Read more >
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Por el amor de Pedro Infante
Una novella
Written by Denise Chávez


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Por el amor de Pedro Infante
Una novella
Written by Denise Chávez


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: November 12, 2002
Price: $14.00

Pedro Infante. Irresistible galán de la pantalla grande. Su imagen provoca mareos y suspiros de añoranza a las mexicanas y le proporciona a Tere çvila, Secretaria del Club de Admiradores de Pedro Infante #256, el ideal soñado con que mide a los varones, por demás reales, de su existencia. Tere vive... Read more >
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Ramona

Written by Helen Hunt Jackson
Introduction by Denise Chávez


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $14.95

“If I could write a story that would do for the Indian a thousandth part of what Uncle Tom’s Cabin did for the Negro,” wrote Helen Hunt Jackson, “I would be thankful the rest of my life.” Jackson surpassed this ambition with the publication of Ramona, her popular 1884 romantic bestseller... Read more >
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Ramona

Written by Helen Hunt Jackson
Introduction by Denise Chávez


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 21, 2010
Price: $11.99

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