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Alejandro Morales

Alejandro Morales is one of the leading Chicano novelists. A professor at the University of California, Irvine, he grew up in Montebello, The Simons Barrio, and East Los Angeles and earned degrees at California State University at Los Angeles and Rutgers University. Other works include La verdad sin voz (1979), translated as Death of an Anglo (1988); Reto en el paraiso (1983); The Brick People (1988); The Rag Doll Plagues (1992); and Barrio on the Edge (1998).