The Corner Queen: La Loca de La Esquina. A Romance and a Revolution. By Carlos T. Mock.
ISBN: 978-1723316036 $16.95.
In 1950 The Puerto Rican Nationalist Party organized a series of uprisings that took
place in various Puerto Rican cities on October 30th. The uprisings were suppressed
by strong ground and air military force. For most Americans, these events are unknown.
For most Puerto Ricans, they are but another blood stain on our path to nationhood.
‘The Corner Queen -- La Loca de la Esquina: A Romance and a Revolution’
narrates the events preceding the revolt -- from March to November of 1950 -- from
the point of view of a drag queen who innocently gets involved with Julio, a student
“Una mezcla de historia, humor y sátira. No se puede soltar...... El trasfondo histórico
tiene un valor incalculable y la capacidad de comprender la realidad de la persona
‘gay’ en una sociedad homofóbica es maravillosa.” Dra. Gloria Mock. Sexóloga.
Autora de “Sexualidad: Sus Conceptos Basicos”
Latino LGBT biography, Puerto Rican Latino biography, Latin American Latino biography, Latino LGBT
biography, Hispanic LGBT Non-Fiction, Latino Non-Fiction, Puerto Rican LGBT Non-Fiction, Latin American LGBT immigration, Latin American
biography; Hispanic Latino LGBT literature, Latino Latina Non-Fiction, Puerto Rican
Latino LGBT Non-Fiction, Puerto Rican Literature, Latin American Latino LGBT