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Hoyt Street memories of a Chicana childhood by Mary Helen Ponce

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ponce, Mary Helen -- Homes and haunts -- California -- Los Angeles.,
  • Ponce, Mary Helen -- Biography -- Youth.,
  • Mexican Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social life and customs.,
  • Mexican American women -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.,
  • Women novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: University of New Mexico Press, c1993.

StatementMary Helen Ponce.
GenreBiography, Biography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.O586 Z467 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 338 p. ;
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23031691M
ISBN 100385475470
LC Control Number94036505
OCLC/WorldCa31331367

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"Church movies we saw were mostly westerns--old westerns, in black and white. Father Mueller drove to 'Los,' as we called Los Angeles, to pick up the films and assorted reels. He never explained why western movies were all he got; I figured he knew a cowboy." It's the s. Little Mary Helen Ponce and her family live in Pacoima, a Mexican American barrio near Los Angeles. "This book is very difficult to put down, one simultaneously wants to rush through it, and at the same time, savor the wealth of details that captures the feel and flavor of growing up in a large working-class family."— (Hoyt Street) offers the reader a detailed and impressive window into the Southern California Mexican American.   "I am overjoyed to be invited into la casita on Hoyt Street Thank you, Mary Helen, for placing your house on the map, for inviting me to the intimacy of its rooms, allowing me the privilege to sit at the table and be nourished. In naming your own life history on Hoyt Street, you are also naming mine."--Sandra CisnerosPages: Bargain Book Stores via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, New. Hoyt Street: An Autobiography (Paperback or Softback). Ean: Media: Paperback Or Softback/5(21).

Published simultaneously as Calle Hoyt: Recuerdos de Una Joventud Chicana ($ ), Ponce's memoirs recall her life as a Chicana growing up in Pacoima, Calif., during the s. (May). The Street is a novel published in by African-American writer Ann in World War II era Harlem, it centers on the life of Lutie 's novel is a commentary on the social injustices that confronted her character, Lutie Johnson, as a single black mother in this time : Ann Petry. "Church movies we saw were mostly westerns--old westerns, in black and white. Father Mueller drove to 'Los, ' as we called Los Angeles, to pick up the films and assorted reels. He never explained why western movies were all he got; I figured he knew a cowboy." It's the s. Little Mary Helen Ponce and her family live in Pacoima, a Mexican American barrio near Los Angeles. These restrictions become particularly saddening when a book as splendid as Mary Helen Ponce’s “Hoyt Street” appears; one cannot help but wonder how many “mainstream” presses passed on.

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