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Denise Chávez

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
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | April 2005
$12.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3432-1 (1-4000-3432-9)

Rocío Esquibel pasa su niñez y su juventud en un pueblo al sur de Nuevo México con su mamá y su hermana. Ella define al vecindario por sus árboles: el Sauce, el Árbol de Chabacano y aquél que llaman el Árbol Divisorio. Rocío cree que nació en el clóset donde ella... Read more






The Last of the Menu Girls
Written by Denise Chávez
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3431-4 (1-4000-3431-0)

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-off tree. Rocio knows she was born in the closet where she and her sister now take... Read more






Por el amor de Pedro Infante
Written by Denise Chávez
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | November 2002
$14.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72765-8 (0-375-72765-5)

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






Ramona
Written by Helen Hunt Jackson, Introduction by Denise Chávez
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2005
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7351-8 (0-8129-7351-8)

“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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