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Voices of Latin American Life, edited by Arthur Schmidt, aims to bring the texture and humanity of Latin American experiences to English-language readers through translations of works that impart direct voices. Through testimonial literature, interviews, and essays, the series will present important Latin American views from the famous and the anonymous that reflect the immense challenges of fundamental issues and of daily life in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Living in the Crossfire
Living in the Crossfire
Favela Residents, Drug Dealers, and Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro

Alves, Maria Helena Moreira and Philip Evanson

254 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-4399-0004-8
cloth 978-1-4399-0003-1
Excerpt available

Robert Gay: Lucia
Testimonies of a Brazilian Drug Dealer's Woman

Gay, Robert

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2005
paper 978-1-59213-339-0
cloth 978-1-59213-338-3
Excerpt available

Elena Poniatowska: Nothing, Nobody
Nothing, Nobody
The Voices of the Mexico City Earthquake

Poniatowska, Elena, translated by Aurora Camacho de Schmidt, foreword by Arthur Schmidt

384 pp • 6x9 • Fall 1995
paper 978-1-56639-345-4
cloth 978-1-56639-344-7
Excerpt available

Mexican Voices of the Border Region

Mexican Voices of the Border Region
Ortiz, Laura Velasco and Oscar F. Contreras, with translations by Sandra del Castillo

238 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2011
paper 978-1-59213-909-5
cloth 978-1-59213-908-8
Excerpt available

Surviving Mexico's Dirty War

Surviving Mexico's Dirty War
A Political Prisoner's Memoir
Ulloa Bornemann, Alberto, edited by Arthur Schmidt and Aurora Camacho de Schmidt

232 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2006
paper 978-1-59213-423-6
cloth 978-1-59213-422-9
Excerpt available

María Eugenia Vásquez Perdomo: My Life as a Colombian Revolutionary
My Life as a Colombian Revolutionary
Reflections of a Former Guerrillera

Vásquez Perdomo, María Eugenia, translated by Lorena Terando, introduction by Arthur Schmidt

312 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2004
paper 978-1-59213-101-3
cloth 978-1-59213-100-6
Excerpt available


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