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Beacon Press, 1999 - Fiction - 616 pages
3 Reviews
In Gayl Jones' new novel, once again "the command of the language is spectacular, as is the breadth of knowledge and allusions (Jill Nelson, "The Nation"), but the territory is brand new--the U.S.-Mexican border, along with a new cast of Chicano characters.

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User Review  - Deborah Schuff - Goodreads

Decades ago I found and bought Gayle Jones' book Corregidora in a National Women's History Project catalog. While I no longer remember the book, I never forgot the author. So when a book club offered ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eileen - Goodreads

fab stream-of-consciousness about black woman truck driver getting involved with migration and social justice issues on the US/Mexico border. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Gayl Jones was born in Kentucky in 1949. She attended Connecticut College and Brown University, and has taught a Wellesley College and the University of Michigan. Her other books include THE HEALING (1998 National Book Award Finalist and New York Times Notable Book of the Year) and many others.