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Unas Pintadas de Azul/Blue Fingernails

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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Gay, Lesbian & Transgender Studies. Bilingual Spanish-English Editon. These short stories represent a Latin/o American poetic journey, a sensory pilgrimage through the pains and pleasures of diasporic, cosmopolitan gay and lesbian Puerto Rican identities in a postmodern, ever-shifting world. The tales touch on urban experiences throughou ...more
Paperback, 311 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Bilingual Review Press (AZ) (first published 2005)
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Technically, this book is a single-author collection of short stories in parallel Spanish and English on facing pages. The effect of the whole work is that of a wild, colorful, hallucinogenic novel in the tradition of James Joyce (the Irish writer given credit for pioneering the stream-of-consciousness novel in the early twentieth century) and other experimental writers who describe life from outside the cultural mainstream.

In the opening story, or cuento, "my name, multitudinous mass," the auth
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Larry Fountain
I am the author of this book of short stories. Bilingual edition: English/Spanish. LGBT content.
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Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (born April 10, 1968) is a gay Puerto Rican author, scholar, and performer. He is better known as Larry La Fountain. He has received several awards for his creative writing and scholarship as well as for his work with Latino and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students. He currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

La Fountain-Stokes was born and raised in
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