The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir

Available now from Lyons Press

Early Photos

Those are either French cigarettes

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Those are either French cigarettes
or a rosary: either way, hot stuff. Sisters, Jila and Dominga in Brownsville, mid-50s, I think. Mom's family.
Posted on April 6, 2012 Slideshow


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Readings and Public Appearances

Seattle, February 27th at the Alibi Room,
details to come

Available Here

Listen to "The Mimis" on This American Life

Episode 449: Middle School features an adaptation of The Mimis, read by the author. Starts at 21:00 minutes.

Episode 477: Getting Away with it opens with me reading "Faith"

Talking to Diane Rehm on November 1st

Catch me on All Things Considered grousing about Patti Smith

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