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Cemeteries of Ambivalent Desire: Unearthing Deep South Narratives from a Texas Graveyard

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Growing up as the daughter of a funeral director in Fort Bend County, Texas, Marie Theresa Hernández was a frequent visitor to the San Isidro Cemetery, a burial place for Latino workers at the Imperial Sugar Company, based in nearby Sugar Land. During these years she acquired from her father and mother a sense of what it was like to live as an ethnic minority in Jim Crow T ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published January 17th 2008 by Texas A&M University Press
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