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Chávez, Denise

Overview
Works: 64 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 6,402 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Short stories  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Filmed literary readings  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PS3553.H346, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Denise Chávez
 
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Most widely held works by Denise Chávez
Loving Pedro Infante : a novel by Denise Chávez( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresina "Tere" Avila escapes from her life in a small New Mexican town through being secretary of the local Pedro Infante Club
The last of the menu girls by Denise Chávez( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interrelated short stories follows the life of a Chicana girl growing up in a small New Mexico town
Face of an angel by Denise Chávez( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and German and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waitress writes a handbook on waiting at tables. It is called The Book of Service and is based on her 30-year career in a Mexican restaurant in the southwest of the country. In it she meditates on the meaning of service--at work as well as in her own life--and on the role of women in a male-dominated culture. By the author of The Last of the Menu Girls
Shattering the myth : plays by Hispanic women( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Hispanic women explores their bicultural heritage, articulating what it means to be Latina, and shattering the myths that have been associated with that heritage
Writing down the river : into the heart of the Grand Canyon by Kathleen Jo Ryan( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen women writers share their experiences on a joint rafting trip on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon
The king and queen of Comezón by Denise Chávez( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comezón: It's more than an itch. It's a longstanding desire that will never be fulfilled. And, in this novel by award-winning author Denise Chávez, it is also a border town in New Mexico whose denizens' longings are as powerful as they are, all too often, impossible
Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ms. Clifton received a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. She read from T̀he book of light' and T̀he terrible stories' on May 21, 1996."--VHS container
Readings & conversations : reading by Lucille Clifton ; conversation with Denise Chávez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Clifton has published ten poetry books ... Ms. Clifton, who has also written numerous books for children, received a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry in 1996. She read on December 8, 1999"--Container
Descansos : an interrupted journey by Rudolfo A Anaya( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing down the river( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four of the writers featured in the book by the same title returned to the Grand Canyon for their second river journey, this time together. They spent nine days in the heart of the Grand Canyon rafting through 226 miles of wilderness, renewing their personal relationship to wilderness
Rudolfo Anaya : the magic of words( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Mexico writer Rudolfo Anaya has a large body of literary work - novels, short stories and children's books - exploring Hispanic life in the Southwest. Influenced by a crossroads of cultures - Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo - his fiction is infused with spirituality. An advocate for the appreciation of New Mexico's Hispano traditions, Anaya has become a part of the cultural landscape, and his insight aids in understanding the quest by all Hispanic Americans for cultural identity, recognition, and respect
StoryLines Southwest( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of Face of an angel by Denise Chavez ; originally broadcast Oct. 19, 1997 by KUNM 89.9 (Public Radio for Central and Northern New Mexico)
La mujer que sabía el idioma de los animales by Denise Chávez( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taco testimony : meditations on family, food and culture by Denise Chávez( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hispanic American literature : a brief introduction and anthology by Nicolás Kanellos( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings and conversations : reading by Lucille Clifton ; conversation with Denise Chávez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet and author Lucille Clifton has written ten poetry books and numerous books for children. Here she reads from her works and is interviewed by the New Mexico author, Denise Chavez
Denise Chavez and Corrido Contest Beneft [DVD 2006] at El Centro Cultural de las Americas September 21, 2006 by Denise Chávez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reading/Corrido Contest Benefit, September 21, 2006. El Centro Cultural de las Americas, Tucson by Denise Chávez( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La Morenita by Denise Chávez( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reading by Lucille Clifton : conversation with Denise Chávez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Loving Pedro Infante : a novel
Alternative Names
Denise Chavez American writer

Languages
English (103)

Spanish (13)

German (3)

Covers
The last of the menu girlsFace of an angelShattering the myth : plays by Hispanic womenWriting down the river : into the heart of the Grand CanyonA taco testimony : meditations on family, food and cultureA taco testimony : meditations on family, food and cultureContemporary hispanic biography : profiles from the international Hispanic community