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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 formative years poverty, the adolescent emotional desire for solace and luxury, the grownup hope for a bigger international, one other lover, a special body—all are explored through 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 quite a few forms—even "the smallest largest joys" aid piece jointly a posh portrait of a homosexual guy of colour who ultimately defines himself by means of what he learns, no longer by way of what he yearns for.

Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary fulfillment, Publishing Triangle

“Told in a sequence of unveiling vignettes and poems, González’s Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of want and wish into revelations of fact and self-awareness, developing the portrait of an artist that's advanced if no longer completely 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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