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On good days I feel I am a bridge On bad days I just feel alone, Sergio Troncoso writes in this riveting collection of sixteen personal essays in which he seeks to connect the humanity of his Mexican family to people he meets on the East Coast, including his wife s Jewish kin Raised in El Paso near the Texas Mexico border, Troncoso crossed what seemed an even imposOn good days I feel I am a bridge On bad days I just feel alone, Sergio Troncoso writes in this riveting collection of sixteen personal essays in which he seeks to connect the humanity of his Mexican family to people he meets on the East Coast, including his wife s Jewish kin Raised in El Paso near the Texas Mexico border, Troncoso crossed what seemed an even imposing border when he left home to attend Harvard College Initially, outsider status was thrust upon him later, he adopted it willingly, writing about the Southwest in an effort to communicate where he came from to those unfamiliar with his childhood world Troncoso writes to preserve his connections to the past, but he puts pen to paper just as much for the future Crossing Borders Personal Essays reveals a writer, father and husband who has crossed linguistic, cultural and intellectual borders to provoke debate about contemporary Mexican American identity Troncoso writes with the deepest faith in humanity about sacrifice, commitment and honesty.
Sergio Troncoso is a writer of essays, short stories, and novels He often writes about the United States Mexico border, immigration, philosophy in literature, families and fatherhood, and crossing cultural, religious, and psychological borders Among the numerous awards he has won are the Premio Aztlan Literary Prize, Southwest Book Award, Bronze Award for Essays from ForeWord Reviews, International Latino Book Award, and Bronze Award for Multicultural Fiction from ForeWord Reviews.Troncoso teaches at the Yale Writers Workshop in New Haven, Connecticut and the Hudson Valley Writers Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York Recently he served as one of three national judges for the PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction and as final judge in the essay category for the New Letters Literary Awards.The son of Mexican immigrants, Troncoso was born and grew up on the east side of El Paso, Texas in rural Ysleta He graduated from Harvard College and received two graduate degrees in international relations and philosophy at Yale University He won a Fulbright scholarship to Mexico, where he studied economics, politics, and literature He was inducted into the Hispanic Scholarship Fund s Alumni Hall of Fame and the Texas Institute of Letters The El Paso City Council voted unanimously to rename the Ysleta public library branch as the Sergio Troncoso Branch Library.Please visit the many resources for readers, students, and teachers on his website at SergioTroncoso.From This Wicked Patch of Dust Troncoso s novel is an engaging literary achievement Kirkus Reviews, starred review Nuanced and authentic The Dallas Morning News Crossing Borders Personal Essays We owe it to ourselves to read, savor and read them again The El Paso Times Heart wrenching Portland Book Review The Nature of Truth Impressively lucid The Chicago Tribune The brightest and most able of the modern Border writers and thinkers Prime Number Journal The Last Tortilla and Other Stories Enthusiastically recommended Booklist
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