Estrella de la calle sexta

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Tusquets, 2000 - Fiction - 150 pages
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Presents an ironic, crude, but realistic view of what occurs on the dividing line between two countries-- Mexico and the United States--in the city of Tijuana, which is witness to the effects of immigration, to family members who leave and strangers who arrive, and to the immigrants who love their neighborhood and protect each other.

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User Review  - Art - Goodreads

Very close to a fourth star, but the characters and narrator would need to go a little deeper for my taste. I'm going to keep reading this author. For those familiar with Tijuana, it is a nice read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gabriel - Goodreads

This book makes me want to be a cholo, if only so that I can talk as cool as the characters do. Read full review

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Luis Humberto Crosthwaite lives and works in the Tijuana/San Diego metroplex. The author of five novels, his fiction has garnered critical attention for his ability to express the complexities of living on the US/Mexico border. He writes a weekly column for the San Diego Union Tribune.

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