Reading list, autobiography

9. An autobiography of a woman on/of the border for Latino/a literature
Diane Chavez Taco Testimony

This book is the first one I was ever introduced to outside of an anthology. I fell in love with the ideas in it and facebooked about it, too.

I can’t imagine having a course without it in the course.

And, really, it will serve to help raise a discussion over what is autobiography and how is it written. Many people don’t like it, but I think she took a huge risk to write about her family and food in a way that exposes her pain.

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