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In this exhilarating sequel to The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo, Acosta takes behind the front lines of the militant Chicano movement of the late sixties and early seventies, a movement he served both in the courtroom and on the barricades. Here are the brazen games of 'chicken' Acosta played against the Anglo legal establishment; battles fought with bombs as well as writs; and a reluctant hero who faces danger not only from the police but from the vatos locos he champions. What emerges is at once an important political document of a genuine popular uprising and a revealing, hilarious, and moving personal saga.

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ISBN:
9780679722120
Afterword:
Acosta, Marco
Introduction:
Thompson, Hunter S.
Introduction by:
Thompson, Hunter S.
Introduction:
Thompson, Hunter S.
Author:
Acosta, Oscar Zeta
Afterword by:
Acosta, Marco
Afterword:
Acosta, Marco
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Lawyers & Judges
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Biography.
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- California.
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
fiction;memoir;gonzo;non-fiction;autobiography;los angeles;counterculture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.08x5.28x.58 in. .46 lbs.

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