Domingo Martinez is the only author without a Pulitzer Prize to be nominated for this year’s National Book Award. He joins Diane to discuss his memoir about growing up between two cultures on the border of Texas and Mexico.

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  • Domingo Martinez 2012 National Book Award finalist.

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Excerpt from “The Boy Kings Of Texas: A Memoir” by Domingo Martinez. Copyright 2012 by Domingo Martinez. Reprinted here by permission of Lyons Press. All rights reserved.

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