WorldCat Identities

Castillo, Ana

Overview
Works: 26 works in 203 publications in 4 languages and 9,607 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Juvenile works  Folklore  History  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Compiler
Classifications: PS3553.A8135, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ana Castillo
 
Most widely held works by Ana Castillo
So far from God : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tome is a small, outwardly sleepy hamlet in central New Mexico. In Ana Castillo's hands, though, it stands wondrously revealed as a place of marvels, teeming with life and with all manner of collisions: the past with the present, the real with the supernatural, the comic with the horrific, the Native American with the Hispano with the Anglo, the women with the men. With the talkative, intimate voice and the stylistic and narrative freedom of a Southwestern Cervantes, the
Peel my love like an onion : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a plucky flamenco dancer in Chicago. It follows her from her rise to fame despite a crippled leg from polio, to her descent as the polio returns, her two lovers abandon her and she is reduced to working in a sweatshop. But Carmen will recoup. By the author of So Far from God
The Mixquiahuala letters by Ana Castillo( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the relationship between two strong and fiercely independent women-Teresa, a writer, and Alicia, an artist-this epistolary novel, written as a tribute to Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch, examines Mexican and Latina forms of love, gender conflict, and female friendship--Cover
The guardians : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When middle-aged teacher's assistant Regina discovers that her brother has vanished while crossing the border from Mexico to the United States, she and her nephew Gabo set out in search of him with the help of an eclectic cast of characters
Goddess of the Americas = La diosa de las Américas : writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe by Ana Castillo( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of its kind, Goddess of the Americas is a prismatic exploration of the mother goddess, the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, protector of the downtrodden - a perfect fusion of Aztec, indigenous, Catholic, and folkloric world traditions, who made her first miraculous appearance on American soil in 1531. Through a variety of forms - original essays, historical writings, fiction, drama, and poetry - the illustrious contributors to this volume
Loverboys : stories by Ana Castillo( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and lust among Latinos--men, women, straight, gay and lesbian. The exception is Vatolandia, in which the heroine decides she would rather be lonely than go out with worthless men
Watercolor women, opaque men : a novel in verse by Ana Castillo( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Urged on by the gods of the ancients, the heroine, known only as "Ella" or "She," narrates stories that illustrate what it means to be a marginalized brown woman or man at the threshold of the 21st century. Ella's life interweaves with those of others whose existences are often neglected, even denied, by society's status quo."--Back cover. A novel in verse
Sapogonia : (an anti-romance in 3/8 meter) by Ana Castillo( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My daughter, my son, the eagle the dove : an Aztec chant by Ana Castillo( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time-honored tribute to a child on his or her way to adulthood, adapted from ancient Aztec chants
Give it to me : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recently divorced, Palma, a forty-three-year-old Latina, takes stock of her life when she reconnects with her gangster younger cousin recently released from prison. Her sexual obsession with him flares as she checks out her other options, but their family secrets bring them together in unexpected ways. In this wildly entertaining and sexy novel, Castillo creates a memorable character with a flare for fashion, a longing for family, and a penchant for adventure" --
Mi hija, mi hijo, el aguila, la paloma : un canto Azteca by Ana Castillo( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time-honored tribute to a child on his or her way to adulthood, adapted from ancient Aztec chants
The guardians [a novel] by Ana Castillo( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina tries to confront the coyotes after her nephew goes missing trying to cross the border to work in the U.S
Psst-- I have something to tell you, mi amor : two plays by Ana Castillo( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen la Coja by Ana Castillo( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equal parts soap opera, tragicomedy, and rhapsody, Carmen la coja is Ana Castillo's imaginative variation on the themes of Bizet's Carmen, set in the Latin community of Chicago and the seductive world of flamenco. Carmen "La Coja" Santos is a renowned local dancer who has long maintained an affair with the great Agustín, the married director of her troupe. An angry rivalry is sparked when she begins a passionate new liaison with Agustín's grandson, the gifted Manolo; her childhood polio returns; and her already aggravating relationship with her mother takes a difficult turn. But in the end, Carmen, unlike her namesake, finds her way back to happiness.--
Tan lejos de dios by Ana Castillo( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tome is a small, outwardly sleepy hamlet in central New Mexico. In Ana Castillo's hands, however, it stands wondrously revealed as a place teeming with life and with all manner of collisions: the past with the present, the real with the supernatural, the comic with the horrific, the Native American with the Latino and the Anglo, and the women with the men. With her talkative, intimate voice and stylistic narrative freedom, Castillo relates the story of two crowded decades in the life of a Chicano family
The invitation by Ana Castillo( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent Chicano poetry = Neueste Chicano-Lyrik( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in German and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bocaditos : flash fictions by Ana Castillo( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The squatter and the don by María Amparo Ruiz de Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The first fictional narrative written and published in English from the perspective of the conquered Mexican population that, despite being granted the full rights of citizenship under the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in 1848, was, by 1860, a subordinated and marginalized national minority."--Page 4 of cover
Women are not roses by Ana María Hernández del Castillo( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (143)

Spanish (44)

German (8)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Peel my love like an onion : a novelThe Mixquiahuala lettersThe guardians : a novelGoddess of the Americas = La diosa de las Américas : writings on the Virgin of GuadalupeLoverboys : storiesWatercolor women, opaque men : a novel in verseSapogonia : (an anti-romance in 3/8 meter)My daughter, my son, the eagle the dove : an Aztec chant