Tobar, Héctor

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The Last Great Road Bum

Tobar conjures the narrative spirit of Jack Kerouac’s Dharma Bums in juxtaposing the seeming placidity of the American Midwest and a life in search of truth and authenticity. [See Prepub Alert, 12/2/19; Barbara Hoffert's interview with the author.]

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Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free

This lyrical account sculpts the tales of more than 33 people into a sensational piece of literature.
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The Barbarian Nurseries

Tobar's superb multilayered novel defines the social divide of Southern California, emphasizing in a complex and human way that there are no black-and-white answers in the immigration debate. [See Prepub Alert, 4/11/11.]—Donna Bettencourt, Mesa Cty. P.L., CO

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