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Andrés Montoya


2000 American Book Award
1997 Chicano/Latino Literary Prize

“. . . a great, grieving, and angry song of protest and promise. Andrés Montoya raises a strong voice for the people who inhabit the barrio of Fresno, California, and brings to the general reader sagas of their hope and disappointment . . ." —Garrett Hongo

“Montoya lifts up the dead by giving them a voice; much like Philip Levine, he speaks for those who cannot speak for themselves.” —Library Journal