Pig cookies and other stories

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Chronicle Books, May 1, 1995 - Fiction - 190 pages
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A collection of fantasy tales set in Mexico. In Waltz of the Fat Man, a butcher goes to a forest to waltz with an imaginary fairy, while The Great Gardens of Lamberto Diaz is on a garden imagined by villagers living on barren land. By the author of The Iguana Killer.

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Pig cookies: and other stories

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Though set in a small village in northern Mexico over the course of several decades early in this century, these 13 interrelated stories disregard temporal awareness; a slew of engaging characters ... Read full review

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Alberto Rios is the author of nine books of poetry, three collections of short stories, and a memoir. He has taught at Arizona State University for over twenty-five years. His book of poems THE SMALLEST MUSCLE IN THE HUMAN BODY was nominated for the National Book Award.

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