Search - List of Books by Hector Tobar

Hector Tobar is a Los Angelesauthor and journalist whose work examines the evolving and interdependent relationship between Latin America and the United States. He was born in Guatemala. He is currently a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, he was the paper's bureau chief in Mexico City and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also worked for several years as the National Latino Affairs Correspondent. In 1992, he won a Pulitzer Prize for his work as part of the team covering the L.A. riots for the Los Angeles Times.

He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz and the MFA program at the University of California, Irvine Creative Writing Program.

Tobar is the author of The Tattooed Soldier, a novel set in the impoverished immigrant neighborhoods of Los Angeles in the weeks before the riots, and in Guatemala during the years of military dictatorship there. His non-fiction Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States, is a cross-country journey with stops in many of the new places where Latin American immigrants are settling, including Rupert, Idaho, Grand Island, Nebraska and Memphis, Tennessee.

In 2006, Tobar was named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in the United States by Hispanic Business magazine.
This author page uses material from the Wikipedia article "Hector Tobar", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0
Total Books: 15
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free
2014 - Deep Down Dark the Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780374280604
ISBN-10: 0374280606
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8

Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free
2014 - Deep Down Dark the Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781427244505
ISBN-10: 1427244502
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

The Barbarian Nurseries
2012 - The Barbarian Nurseries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250013798
ISBN-10: 1250013798
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 3

The Barbarian Nurseries
2012 - The Barbarian Nurseries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444726770
ISBN-10: 1444726773
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  ?

Barbarian Nurseries
2011 - Barbarian Nurseries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444726763
ISBN-10: 1444726765
  ?

The Barbarian Nurseries
2011 - The Barbarian Nurseries (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780374108991
ISBN-10: 0374108994
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3

Translation Nation Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-speaking United States
Translation Nation  Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States
2006 - Translation Nation Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-speaking United States (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781594481765
ISBN-10: 1594481768
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Translation Nation
2005 - Translation Nation (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781573223058
ISBN-10: 1573223050
Genre: Nonfiction
  ?

The Tattooed Soldier
2000 - The Tattooed Soldier (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140288612
ISBN-10: 0140288619
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

The Tattooed Soldier
2000 - The Tattooed Soldier (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781852426491
ISBN-10: 1852426497
  ?

The Tattooed Soldier
1998 - The Tattooed Soldier (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781883285159
ISBN-10: 1883285151
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1