Rigoberto González's Autobiography of My Hungers (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian PDF

By Rigoberto González

Rigoberto González, writer of the seriously acclaimed memoir Butterfly Boy: stories of a Chicano Mariposa, takes a moment piercing examine his earlier via a startling new lens: hunger.

            the necessity for sustenance originating in early life poverty, the adolescent emotional want for solace and luxury, the grownup hope for a bigger international, one other lover, a unique body—all are explored via González in a chain of heartbreaking and poetic vignettes.

            every one vignette is a defining second of self-awareness, each second a massive step in a lifelong trip towards readability, wisdom, and the nourishment that is available in a number of forms—even "the smallest largest joys" aid piece jointly a fancy portrait of a homosexual guy of colour who ultimately defines himself through what he learns, now not through what he yearns for.

Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary success, Publishing Triangle

“Told in a sequence of unveiling vignettes and poems, González’s Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of desire and wish into revelations of fact and self-awareness, growing the portrait of an artist that's complicated if now not totally complete.”—El Paso Times

“Through his provocative vignettes, González communicates a life of fight for confirmation and self-acceptance.”—Make/Shift 

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