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“These poignant short stories shed a startling light on the middle-class experience of Chicanos in New York.... The wounds of leaving home never truly heal.”
---NBC News Digital

“An outstanding collection of connected short stories uniquely reflecting life along the troubled Texas-Mexico border.”
Lone Star Literary Life

“Sergio Troncoso is one of our most brilliant minds in Latina/o Literature...This is a world-class collection.”
---Luis Urrea, author of
The House of Broken Angels and The Hummingbird’s Daughter

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son is Troncoso at his absolute finest ... a masterwork bursting with immigrant intimacies, electrifying truths and hard-earned tenderness... An extraordinary performance.”
---Junot Díaz, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

“Our bodies are legacies that encompass landscapes, borders, ancestors, histories that bind us to the past. Here are stories lodged in the geography of polarities and the taut tightrope act between.”
---Sandra Cisneros, author of
The House on Mango Street

“It’s his most powerful work yet, and an essential addition to the Latinx canon.”
---The Texas Observer

*First story “Rosary on the Border” Wins Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story
from Texas Institute of Letters
Best of Texas 2019 by Lone Star Literary Life
Listed as One of Fifteen Great New Books for Hispanic Heritage Month by NBC
News Digital
Recommended List by Austin Public Library and McAllen Public Library

“Troncoso’s sharp-edged stories speak to the difficult lives of those who, as he writes, are born behind in a race they must run all the same.”
---Kirkus Reviews