Monday, November 29, 2010

Chuy Ramirez guest author at Barnes & Noble Dec. 4th, 2010 2pm

Immediate Release

December 4th, 2010

Strawberry Fields, A book of short stories

(McAllen, TEXAS) –This December, Barnes and Noble will be feature a book signing for author, Chuy Ramirez. The event will take place on Saturday December 4th, 2010 at 2:00pm. Come in and get your book singed! Barnes and Noble is located at 4005 N. 10th Street in McAllen (Northcross Shopping Center).

“Strawberry Fields tells the tales of three generations of a Mexican family as they make their way from Northern Mexico to South Texas,” says Ramirez. The book is written like a novel but readers can read chapters as independent vignettes. The book is also a murder mystery. Most of the focus, though, is on that period in the 1960s when the “baby boomers” begin to come of age. Strawberry Fields is symbolic of both the strawberry fields in Michigan at which farm workers labored to improve their lot, as well as an abstract place that represents the dreams and ambitions of a young Joaquin, the protagonist.

Ramirez grew up in the Rio Grande Valley, attended Pan American University in Edinburg, Texas and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He practices law in McAllen and Strawberry Fields is his first fictional work.

For reviews of the book and more information on the author, or to purchase Strawberry Fields,visit or

or for more information call 210-394-1254. The book is available at Barnes and Noble in Kindle format, hardcover, and paperback at

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Works of Fiction:

Strawberry Fields, A Book of Short Stories

Toy Soldiers-to be released

Joaquin's Journey-to be released


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Igualada: Exploring The Gloria Anzaldua Link Between Powerlessness and Chicano/a Self-Expression



Chuy Ramirez at STC Pecan Library Campus