Publication Date: 1991
Bind: Trade Paperback
Only Sons is a collection dealing with familial relationships in the Mexican-American community. More specifically, the stories deal with families victimized by divorce, death and machismo.
“González features strong protagonists and a realistic, moving story of cultural and family conflict.”—-The Bookwatch
A native of McAllen, Texas, Genaro González is the author of three novels, Rainbow’s End,The Quixote Cult and A So-Called Vacation for young adults, and a collection of stories, Only Sons. A professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Pan American in Edinburg, Texas, González is the recipient of numerous awards for his work, including a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Dobie Paisano Writing Award from the Texas Institute of Letters.
González’s first novel, Rainbow’s End (Arte Público Press, 1988), was named Critic’s Choice of the Los Angeles Times.