Luis J. Rodriguez

Luis J. Rodriguez

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Luis J. Rodriguez (born 1954) is an American poet, novelist, journalist, critic, and columnist. His work has won several awards, and he is recognized as a major figure of contemporary Chicano literature. His best-known work, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A., is the recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, among others, and has been the subject of controversy when included on reading lists in California, Illinois, Michigan, and Texas schools due to its frank depictions of gang life. Rodriguez has also founded or co-founded numerous organizations, including the T a Chucha Press, which publishes the work of unknown writers, T a Chucha's Centro Cultural, a San Fernando Valley cultural center, and the Chicago-based Youth Struggling for Survival, an organization for at-risk youth.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135916203
  • 9786135916201