Domingo Martinez




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Domingo Martinez

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in Brownsville, TX, The United States
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Domingo Martinez lives in Seattle, WA. His work has appeared in Epiphany, and most recently, he read an adaptation of "The Mimis" on This American Life.

He is a 2013 Pushcart Prize nominee.

Mr Martinez has lived in Seattle for nearly 20 years. He lives awkwardly in a small 1930s apartment building on lower Queen Anne, enjoying the absence of sunlight.

Average rating: 3.62 · 2,734 ratings · 445 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

3.62 avg rating — 2,581 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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My Heart Is a Drunken Compa...

3.73 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Domingo Martinez En La Este...

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Seattle-based Latino journalist Martinez recalls his youthful adventures in the 1980s romping around the border town of Brownsville, Texas.
Though dirt poor, the author’s Mexican-Ameri
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More of Domingo's books…
“There is nothing more potentially hostile than the indigenous ego interpreting the laws of his conqueror upon his own people”
Domingo Martinez, Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

“The first was to expect crushing disappointment in life, the second was the absolute reliability of loss, and finally, the utter futility of faith”
Domingo Martinez, Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

“You go and do what you need to do, June," she says to me. "You go and find what you need. Your supper will be here, when you need it. Your supper will be warm. No matter where I am, that will be your home," she says.
And I can't believe it, watching her. That look on her face. It is all the love that I didn't have growing up, making a face.”
Domingo Martinez, Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

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