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Francisco Jiménez

Francisco Jiménez emigrated from Tlaquepaque, Mexico, to California, where he worked for many years in the fields with his family. He received both his master’s degree and his PhD from Columbia University and is now chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University. He is the award-winning author of The Circuit, Breaking Through, La Mariposa, and others. He lives in Santa Clara, California, with his family.
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