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By Judy Grahn

Winner of the autonomous writer e-book "IPPY" Award and an American booklet Award! Rooted in a Chicana/Latina/indigenous geographic and cultural sensibility, the tales of flesh to bone tackle the strength of fable, previous and new, giving voice to those that adventure the disruption and violence of the borderlands. In those 9 stories, Silva metes out a livid justice—a whirling, lyrical energy—that scatters the panorama with bones of transformation, reclamation, and therapeutic.
…An unique and actual voice…with a different imaginative and prescient. a mix of indigenismo and folktales retold in a contemporary vein…these tales come from the clouds, from spirits of historical ancestors, from the indirect corners of the human consciousness…A new and interesting duende is born. —Alejandro Murguia, writer of This battle referred to as Love
If Chagall had written, he may have painted phrases within the fierce brushstrokes of ire’ne lara silva’s tales. If Remedios Varo had advised tales, she could have wound the tendrils of her magic the way in which ire’ne lara silva paints her global. —Cecile Pineda, writer Devil’s Tango: How I discovered the Fukushima step-by-step
ire’ne lara silva writes approximately what’s among darkish shadow and sunlight, whilst, as at the Day of the useless, we're so conscious of the sacred. notwithstanding fiction, ire’ne’s prose turns out to remodel into chanting verse. —Dagoberto Gilb, writer of earlier than the tip, After the start: Stories
In her great fiction debut, flesh to bone, ire’ne lara silva makes use of hauntingly lyrical language to inform tales forged within the Latin American culture of Juan Rulfo and Maria Luisa Bombal. yet, don't mistake this paintings for magical realism. The fantastical parts, uncooked voices, and transferring realities inhabit an emotional, mental, and all-too-physical panorama of loss and violence. Life-affirming and excessive, the tales sweep us into one other international the place we come nose to nose with the inner most truths. Brava! —Norma Cantú, writer of Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en l. a. Frontera

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