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 Phenomenal short story collection, with interesting characters that remind the reader of everyday people. The diatribes of the characters, and how they connect with one another enchant the reader who ...
Review: The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue this book is really something. the emotion is earned in these stories, not just dredged up out of nowhere. nowhere does munoz reach for an effect. everything just happens, without your knowing it. it ...