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Sergio Troncoso

Sergio Troncoso is most recently the author of "A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son." Troncoso is also the author of "The Last Tortilla and Other Stories," "Crossing Borders: Personal Essays" and the novels, "The Nature of Truth" and "From This Wicked Patch of Dust." The son of Mexican immigrants, Troncoso grew up in El Paso, Texas, and graduated from Harvard College and received two graduate degrees from Yale University in international relations and philosophy. A Fulbright scholar, he was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters and is the current vice president of the TIL. Among the many awards he has won are the Premio Aztlan Literary Prize, Southwest Book Award, and International Latino Book Award. For many years, he has taught at the Yale Writers’ Workshop.

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A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son
Nuestras Raices
Cinco Puntos Press
October 2019
ISBN 9781947627338
224 pages
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Mexican-Americans grapple with their roots as their ambitions take them far from home.

The Nature of Truth

Arte Publico Press
March 2014
ISBN 9781558857919
261 pages
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A graduate student at Yale University, Helmut Sanchez has discovered an ugly truth about his boss, a world-renowned German professor. More/less

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