Search - List of Books by Luis J. Rodriguez

Luis J. Rodriguez (born 1954) is an American poet, novelist, journalist, critic, and columnist. His work has won several awards, and he is recognized as a major figure of contemporary Chicano literature. His best-known work, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A., is the recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, among others, and has been the subject of controversy when included on reading lists in California, Illinois, Michigan, and Texas schools due to its frank depictions of gang life. Rodriguez has also founded or co-founded numerous organizations, including the Ta Chucha Press, which publishes the work of unknown writers, Ta Chucha's Centro Cultural, a San Fernando Valley cultural center, and the Chicago-based Youth Struggling for Survival, an organization for at-risk youth.

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Total Books: 38
Borrowed Bones New Poems from the Poet Laureate of Los Angeles
2016 - Borrowed Bones New Poems From the Poet Laureate of Los Angeles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780810133648
ISBN-10: 0810133644
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Hearts and Hands Second Edition Creating Community in Violent Times
It Calls You Back An Odyssey through Love Addiction Revolutions and Healing
Rushing Waters Rising Dreams How the Arts Are Transforming a Community
Always Running La Vida Loca Gang Days in LA
2011 - Always Running La VIda Loca Gang Days in La (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781611204162
ISBN-10: 161120416X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Always Running
2011 - Always Running (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781611204193
ISBN-10: 1611204194
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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It Calls You Back An Odyssey through Love Addictions Revolution and Healing
Trochemoche Poems by Luis Rodriguez
2008 - Trochemoche Poems By Luis Rodriguez (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439502365
ISBN-10: 1439502366
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Musica de la Aceria Una Novela
2007 - Musica De La Aceria Una Novela [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060842529
ISBN-10: 0060842520
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Music of the Mill
2006 - Music of the Mill (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060560775
ISBN-10: 0060560770
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Si Se Puede / Yes We Can
2005 - Si Se Puede / Yes We Can [Spanish Edition] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780606328746
ISBN-10: 0606328742
Genre: Children's Books
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Always Running  La Vida Loca Gang Days in LA
2005 - Always Running La VIda Loca Gang Days in La (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780743276917
ISBN-10: 0743276914
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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La Vida Loca  El Testimonio de un Pandillero en Los Angeles
It Doesn't Have To Be This Way A Barrio Story/No Tiene Que Ser Asi Una Historia Del Barrio
2004 - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way a Barrio Story/no Tiene Que Ser Asi Una Historia Del Barrio [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition - Spanish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781417742936
ISBN-10: 1417742933
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It Doesn't Have to Be This Way  A Barrio Story
2004 - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way a Barrio Story (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780892392032
ISBN-10: 0892392037
Genre: Children's Books
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Republica de East LA La Cuentos
2003 - Republica De East La La Cuentos (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060011628
ISBN-10: 0060011629
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Republic of East LA
2003 - The Republic of East La (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060936860
ISBN-10: 006093686X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1/5 Stars.
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Hearts and Hands Creating Community in Violent Times
2003 - Hearts and Hands Creating Community in VIolent Times (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781583225646
ISBN-10: 1583225641
Genre: Nonfiction
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Hearts and Hands Making Peace in a Violent Time
2001 - Hearts and Hands Making Peace in a VIolent Time (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781583222638
ISBN-10: 1583222634
Genre: Nonfiction
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East Side Stories Gang Life in East LA
2000 - East Side Stories Gang Life in East La (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781576870723
ISBN-10: 1576870723
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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It Doesn't Have to Be This Way A Barrio Story
1999 - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way a Barrio Story (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780892391615
ISBN-10: 0892391618
Genre: Children's Books
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