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Author Name:    Galaviz-Budziszewski, Alexai

Title:   Painted Cities

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    McSweeney's 

ISBN Number:   1938073800 / 9781938073809

Seller ID:   R9781938073809

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To those outside it, Pilsen is a vast barrio on the south side of Chicago. To Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski, it is a world of violence and decay and beauty, of nuance and pure chance. It is a place where the smell of cooking frijoles is washed away by that of dead fish in the river, where vendettas are a daily routine, and where a fourteen-year-old immigrant might hold the ability bring people back from the dead.
Simultaneously tough and tender, these stories mark the debut of a writer poised to represent his city's literature for decades to come.



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