Search - List of Books by Arturo Islas

Arturo Islas (May 25, 1938 – February 15, 1991), a native of El Paso, Texas, was a professor of English and a novelist, writing about the experience of Chicano cultural duality.

He received three degrees from Stanford: a B.A. in 1960, a Masters in 1963 and a Ph.D. in 1971, when he joined the Stanford faculty. Islas was the first Chicano in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in English. In 1976, he became the first Chicano faculty member to receive tenure at Stanford.

Islas died on February 15, 1991 from complications related to AIDS.

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Total Books: 8
Arturo Islas The Uncollected Work
2003 - Arturo Islas the Uncollected Work (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781558853683
ISBN-10: 1558853685
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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LA Mollie and the King of Tears A Novel
1996 - La Mollie and the King of Tears a Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780826317322
ISBN-10: 0826317324
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Rain God
1991 - Rain God (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380763931
ISBN-10: 0380763931
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Migrant Souls
1991 - Migrant Souls (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380714407
ISBN-10: 038071440X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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Migrant Souls
1990 - Migrant Souls (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780688074104
ISBN-10: 0688074103
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rain God  A Desert Tale
The Rain God a Desert Tale (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780916485016
ISBN-10: 0916485013
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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