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Hunger of Memory: An Autobiography

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About the Author

Richard Rodriguez is an editor at Pacific News Service, and a contributing editor for Harper's Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the Sunday "Opinion" section of the Los Angeles Times. He has published numerous articles in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The American Scholar, Time, Mother Jones, and The New Republic.

Richard received a 1997 George Foster Peabody Award for his NewsHour Essays on American life. The Peabody Award is designed to recognize "outstanding achievement in broadcast and cable," and is one of television's highest honors.

Rodriguez's awards for Hunger of Memory include the The Christopher Prize for Autobiography; The Gold Metal for Non-Fiction from the Commonwealth Club of California, and the Anisfeld-Wolf Prize for Civil Rights. He was awarded the Frankel Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the International Journalism Award from the World Affairs Council of California.

Rodriguez's autobiographical triology about American public life includes Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Father (1992) and Brown: The Last Discovery of America (2002). Rodriguez lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553272932
Subtitle:
The Education of Richard Rodriguez
Author:
Rodroquez, Richard
Author:
Rodroquez, Richard
Author:
Rodriguez, Richard
Publisher:
Bantam
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
California
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Education, bilingual
Subject:
Affirmative action programs
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - General
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- California.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
v. 356
Publication Date:
February 1983
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.90x4.46x.62 in. .24 lbs.

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