THE FAITH HEALER OF OLIVE AVENUE: Stories Love troubles roil the lives of Mexican-Americans in ten superbly grounded stories.They live on the wrong side of the tracks in a small Valley town near Fresno, Calif. They clean houses, do maintenance work at the paper mill. They suffer under "the fists of daily living," and their marriages are "as tenuous as spiderwebs." Several of the men are gay, which makes an awkward fit with their lives as
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue Read for a college class. I enjoyed this collection of short stories.
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue so beautiful. i cried.
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue Wonderful writing from a faculty member at U of A. We do get the typical characters that are popular in literary stories right now, however - mostly all dysfunctional.
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue Munoz presents a dazzling Western version of Winesburg Ohio, giving us glimpses into the intimate lives of the residents in and around Gold Street in a slightly fictionalized version of Fresno. What I ...
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue This collection of interwoven short stories deals mostly with family ties and the heartache of love and loss. They didn't completely take me in but I felt the stories were a cloudy window into the ...