Tucson Festival of Books

LatinIdentidad: Made in the U.S.A


Examine Latinx identity and cultural geography in the U.S. with Marie Arana, Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez, and Héctor Tobar.


Panelists
Marie Arana

Marie Arana was born in Lima, Peru. She is the author of the memoir "American Chica," a finalist for the National Book Award; two novels, "Cellophane" and "Lima Nights;" the prizewinning biography "Bolivar;" "Silver, Sword, and Stone," a narrative history of Latin America and "The Writing Life," a collection from her well-known column for The Washington Post....

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Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez

Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez was born and raised in Tucson, Ariz. as a second-generation immigrant. She graduated high school at the top of her class and in 2018, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in philosophy, politics and economics....

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Héctor Tobar

Héctor Tobar is a distinguished author and journalist celebrated for his exceptional literary contributions and insightful storytelling. Born in 1963, Tobar's career has been marked by a commitment to exploring the human experience, particularly the stories of marginalized communities....

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Books:
LatinoLand
A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority
Marie Arana
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon & Schuster
February 2024
ISBN 9781982184896
560 pages
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LatinoLand
A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority
Marie Arana
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon & Schuster
February 2024
ISBN 9781982184896
560 pages
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Silver, Sword, and Stone
Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story
Marie Arana
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon and Schuster
August 2020
ISBN 9781501105012
496 pages

My Side of the River
A Memoir
Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
St. Martin's Publishing Group
February 2024
ISBN 9781250277954
272 pages
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Our Migrant Souls
A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino”
Héctor Tobar
Nuestras Raices
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
May 2023
ISBN 9780374609900
256 pages
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The Last Great Road Bum
A Novel
Héctor Tobar
Fiction / Literature
Picador
August 2021
ISBN 9781250798695
416 pages
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