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Villarreal illuminates here the world of "pochos," Americans whose parents come to the United States from Mexico. Set in Depression-era California, the novel focuses on Richard, a young pocho who experiences the intense conflict between loyalty to the traditions of his family's past and attraction to new ideas. Richard's struggle to achieve adulthood as a young man influenced by two worlds reveals both the uniqueness of the Mexican-American experiences and its common ties with the struggles of all Americans — whatever their past.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385474078
Author:
Villarreal, Jose Antonio
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
Villarreal, Jose Antonio
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Spanish
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Untranslated Fiction - Spanish
Subject:
Children of immigrants
Subject:
Young men -- California -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Young men -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
FIC502530
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
vol. 1429
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.76x5.64x.72 in. .79 lbs.

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