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Alex Espinoza

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Alex Espinoza was born in Tijuana, Mexico. He came to the United States with his family at the age of two and grew up in suburban Los Angeles. Author of the novel Still Water Saints, he received an MFA from the University of California, Irvine. A recipient of the Margaret Bridgman Fellowship in Fiction at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Espinoza is currently an associate professor of English at California State University, Fresno.

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The Five Acts of Diego Leon
A Novel
Written by Alex Espinoza


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Los santos de Agua Mansa, California
Una novela
Written by Alex Espinoza
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Los santos de Agua Mansa, California
Una novela
Written by Alex Espinoza
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $14.95

Agua Mansa, un pueblo en gran parte hispano más allá de la periferia de Los Ángeles, es el hogar de Perla Portillo y su Botánica Oshún, adonde acude la gente en busca de amuletos, hierbas y velas. Más que nada, buscan los consejos de Perla, quien ha estado al servicio de... Read more >
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Still Water Saints
A Novel
Written by Alex Espinoza


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

“As perfect as the beads of a rosary.”
–Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street

“Fresh, magical, beautiful, evocative” says Lisa See, about this wonderful first novel by Alex Espinoza. Still Water Saints chronicles a momentous year in the life of Agua Mansa, a largely Latino town beyond the fringes of... Read more >
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Still Water Saints
A Novel
Written by Alex Espinoza


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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