The Boy Kings of Texas
NPR stories about The Boy Kings of Texas
Domingo Martinez's painfully honest memoir of growing up in a Texas border town describes family drug smuggling and his grandmother's short-lived pet piglet. In a commentary for All Things Considered, Martinez writes: "I didn't know how to write memoir. But I found that when I told people about growing up in Brownsville, Texas — it sounded to them like stories from another world.