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By Rigoberto González

ISBN-10: 0299292509

ISBN-13: 9780299292508

Rigoberto González, writer of the significantly acclaimed memoir Butterfly Boy: thoughts of a Chicano Mariposa, takes a moment piercing examine his previous via a startling new lens: hunger.

            the necessity for sustenance originating in adolescence poverty, the adolescent emotional desire for solace and luxury, the grownup wish for a bigger global, one other lover, a distinct body—all are explored by way of González in a sequence of heartbreaking and poetic vignettes.

            each one vignette is a defining second of self-awareness, each second a tremendous step in a lifelong trip towards readability, wisdom, and the nourishment that is available in numerous forms—even "the smallest greatest joys" aid piece jointly a posh portrait of a homosexual guy of colour who eventually defines himself via what he learns, now not by way of what he yearns for.

Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary fulfillment, Publishing Triangle

“Told in a chain of unveiling vignettes and poems, González’s Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of desire and wish into revelations of fact and self-awareness, growing the portrait of an artist that's complicated if now not fullyyt complete.”—El Paso Times

“Through his provocative vignettes, González communicates a life of fight for confirmation and self-acceptance.”—Make/Shift 

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