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2445 Rudolfo A. Anaya (b. 1937) 2447 Bless Me, Ultima

2447 Dieciocho

2455 Raymond Carver (1938-1988)

2456 What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

2464 Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995)

2465 The Lesson

2471 Frank Chin (b. 1940) 2472 Railroad Standard Time

2476 Maxine Hong Kingston (b. 1940) 2477 No Name Woman

2485 Bharati Mukherjee (b. 1940) 2486 Happiness

2491 Gloria Anzaldua (b. 1942) 2493 Borderlands/La Frontera

2493 from Chapter 3: Entering into the Serpent

2504 Alice Walker (b. 1944) 2506 Laurel

2512 Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna) (b. 1948) 2514 Lullaby

2520 Dorothy Allison (b. 1949) 2521 Don't Tell Me You Don't Know

2530 Louise Erdrich (Chippewa) (b. 1954) 2531 Love Medicine

2531 Saint Marie (1934)

2541 Helena Maria Viramontes (b. 1954) 2542 The Cariboo Cafe

2552 Sherman Alexie (Spokane-Coeur d'Alene) (b. 1966)

2553 Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock

2560 Vietnam Conflict

2560 Denise Levertov (1923-1997) 2560 Life at War

2562 What Were They Like? 2563 A Woman Alone