Sergio Troncoso is the author of The Last Tortilla and Other Stories, Crossing Borders: Personal Essays, and the novels The Nature of Truth and From This Wicked Patch of Dust.
From This Wicked Patch of Dust:
"Troncoso is clearly adept at his craft, telling a story filled with rich language and the realities of family life....Troncoso's novel is an engaging literary achievement."
---Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"The real beauty of this book is that it mines the rich diversity of tradition and culture among Latinos, as well as the commonalities they share with other Americans — love of family, faith and country."
---The Dallas Morning News
Crossing Borders: Personal Essays:
"These very personal essays cross several borders: cultural, historical, and self-imposed....We owe it to ourselves to read, savor and read them again."
---The El Paso Times
"Troncoso's book is a piece of artwork and a piece of heritage that everyone, not just Latinos, should take the time to read."
---Portland Book Review
Sergio Troncoso was born and grew up in Ysleta, Texas, the son of Mexican immigrants. He graduated from Harvard College, and studied international relations and philosophy at Yale University. He won a Fulbright scholarship to Mexico. He is a member of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund's Alumni Hall of Fame and PEN. In 2012, Troncoso was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters.
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