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Autobiography of my hungers
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Published:
Madison : The University of Wisconsin Press, c2013.
Physical Desc:
xii, 113 pages ; 21 cm.
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813.54 G643 2013
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Rigoberto González, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa, takes a second piercing look at his past through a startling new lens: hunger. The need for sustenance originating in childhood poverty, the adolescent emotional need for solace and comfort, the adult desire for a larger world, another lover, a different body—all are explored by González in a series of heartbreaking and poetic vignettes. Each vignette is a defining moment of self-awareness, every moment an important step in a lifelong journey toward clarity, knowledge, and the nourishment that comes in various forms—even "the smallest biggest joys" help piece together a complex portrait of a gay man of color who at last defines himself by what he learns, not by what he yearns for.



Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement, Publishing Triangle



"Told in a series of revealing vignettes and poems, González's Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of need and want into revelations of truth and self-awareness, creating the portrait of an artist that is complex if not entirely complete."—El Paso Times



"Through his provocative vignettes, González communicates a lifetime of struggle for affirmation and self-acceptance."—Make/Shift
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González, R. (2013). Autobiography of my hungers. Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press.

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González, Rigoberto. 2013. Autobiography of My Hungers. Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press.

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González, Rigoberto, Autobiography of My Hungers. Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

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González, Rigoberto. Autobiography of My Hungers. Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

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