Gaspar de Alba served as Chair of that department from , and was instrumental in getting the second Ph. Gaspar de Alba has published extensively, and her novels, stories, and poetry have won several literary awards.
Her work has been published in several languages and focuses primarily on gender and sexuality.
In the book, a Mexican Maquiladora worker is found dead with her disembodied baby. Another character in the novel, Ivon, a lesbian professor in Los Angeles who was supposed to adopt the baby, becomes outraged at the growing violence against women at the border.
She also becomes suspicious of the border patrol's role in the violence and of the similarities between the growing number of cases. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alicia Gaspar De Alba. Latino and Latina writers.
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