Soy La Avon Lady and Other StoriesBook - 2002 | 1st ed
From Library Staff
Soy la Avon Lady and Other Stories, is a stunning debut collection of short stories that explore identity issues in the Latino community. The cast of characters in her stories include a young boy-impelled by his guilt over failing to prevent his parents' divorce-who seeks to save an abandoned bab... Read More »
multcolib Dec 16, 2014
Lopez tackles common themes in Chicano/a-Latino/a Literature such as identity, assimilation, and resistance. However, the places and situations she writes about will elevate readers’ conceptual understanding of such literary topics.
The Latino/a characters in these tales are complex and diverse, bizzare and galling, yet their mundane lives and daily challenges are universal, and the stories they narrate are at odd with the media- and Hollywood-construct narratives of Latinos and Latinas.