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Manuel Ramos, a retired lawyer, is the author of eight published novels, five of which feature Denver lawyer Luis Móntez. For his professional and community service he has received the Colorado Bar Association’s Jacob V. Schaetzel Award, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association’s Chris Miranda Award, the Spirit of Tlatelolco Award, and others. His fiction has garnered the Colorado Book Award, the Chicano/Latino Literary Award, the Top Hand Award from the Colorado Authors League, and three Honorable Mentions from the Latino International Book Awards. The Móntez series debuted with The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz (1993), a finalist for the Edgar® award from the Mystery Writers of America. His published works include the mainstream novel King of the Chi...more


Average rating: 3.53 · 73 ratings · 12 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz (L...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Desperado
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2013
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Brown-on-Brown (Luis Montez...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2003
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Blues for the Buffalo (Luis...
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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The Ballad of Gato Guerrero...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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Moony's Road to Hell
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King of the Chicanos
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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The Last Client of Luis Mon...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Cocaine Chronicles
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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Tinisima
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Elena Poniatowska has written more than forty books in a variety of formats and genres. Probably her best-known work is the nonfiction investigative book, La noche de Tlatelolco (Massacre in Mexico) (1971), about the 1968 government repression of stu...more
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Patricia Anaya died in 2010. She and Rudolfo Anaya had been married for forty-four years. Each excelled individually as teachers and writers, and together they created a strong team devoted to one another and co...more
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The Third Reich
by Roberto Bolaño
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Who Shot the Water Buffalo? by Ken Babbs
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Mundo Cruel by Luis Negron
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Here's a bit from that review: The nine short stories in this slim volume provide a strong hint that Luis Negrón is the real deal in terms of an authentic voice,...more
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