By Yxta Maya Murray

Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802135643, 256pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1998


A plunge into Los Angeles gang life, Locas is the story of two girls under the pressure of urban warfare. "Murray perfectly captures the patois and fury of the Mexican women of the East L.A. neighborhood Echo Park." -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author
Murray is an associate professor of law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.