Everything You Need to Know about Latino History

Everything You Need to Know about Latino History

by Himilce Novas


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ISBN-13: 9780452279919
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Novas is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction. Her fiction works include Mangos, Bananas and Coconuts: A Cuban Love Story (Arte Público Press, 1996; Riverhead/Penguin, 1997 paperback) and Princess Papaya (Arte Publico Press, 2005). Among her works of non-fiction are the popular Everything You Need to Know About Latino History (Plume/Penguin 1994;1997;2003); Latin American Cooking Across the USA (Knopf, 1997); La Buena Mesa (Knopf, 1997); Latino Art and Culture in the United States (The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1996); Everything You Need to Know about Asian American History (Plume/Penguin, 1996; 2003 ); The Hispanic 100: A Ranking of the Latino Men and Women Who Have Most Influenced American Thought and Culture (Citadel Press, 1995); Remembering Selena: A Tribute in Pictures and Words / Recordando a Selena: Un tributo en palabras y fotos (St. Martin's Press, 1995).

Himilce Novas has taught literature and writing as visiting author at various colleges and universities, among them the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), Wellesley College and Tulane University and continues to speak on Latino history and culture at colleges across the country. She spans both coasts and currently resides in the West.

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Everything You Need to Know about Latino History: 2008 Edition 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Borg-mx5 on LibraryThing 28 days ago
An ok introduction to your Latino neighbor's heritage.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a freshman in college and this book helped me so much to find my roots and to understand the latin culture and through this complete and intriging book I have decided to minor in latin american studies. I had always wanted to read about our culture's history but never had time. She gives the whole culture a very good synopsis in one book. After reading it you will want to go out and find more books about this topic. Keep reading! Latin culture is much more exciting that those American History classes we all remember back in high school :)