New PDF release: Autobiography of My Hungers (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian

By Rigoberto González

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

            the necessity for sustenance originating in formative years poverty, the adolescent emotional desire for solace and luxury, the grownup hope for a bigger global, one other lover, a special body—all are explored through González in a chain of heartbreaking and poetic vignettes.

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

Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary success, Publishing Triangle

“Told in a chain of showing vignettes and poems, González’s Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of want and wish into revelations of fact and self-awareness, developing the portrait of an artist that's advanced 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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