"A Tres Pasos de la Muerte" tells the story of a son of Mexican immigrants and his search for his roots. Here, Temblador attempts to communicate a bicultural experience through the frame of border literature (Literatura Fronteriza) born out of the intersection between Mexican and American culture.
"A Tres Pasos de La Muerte,"
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience: Vol. 3
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/fgv/vol3/iss1/10