My TV interview with Oscar Casares

Oscar casares.jpgOver at Art&Seek, you can watch my Think TV video interview with Texas author Oscar Casares. We talk about family legends, storytelling, his new novel, Amigoland, and  how un-exotic and everyday the border is in his fiction -- in contrast to, say, Cormac McCarthy's novels, where it's this life-changing moment when a young Anglo crosses it to learn about Love and Death. In Amigoland, two aging, quarreling Mexican-American brothers head south to determine whether if a story their grandfather told is true. 
October 27, 2009 4:26 PM | | Comments (3)

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True! I can also recommend Amigoland. One of my favourite!

I have read his novel Amigoland. It's a nice read, really...

I like that he doesn't resort to romanticized sensationalism. They say when the legend beats the truth, print the legend, so it's nice to see someone keep it real.

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