Hunger of memory: the education of Richard Rodriguez : an autobiography

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D.R. Godine, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 195 pages
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A personal account of what it has cost the author, nonmonetarily, to be educated beyond his origins as the son of Mexican immigrants rejects affirmative action and bilingualism as benign errors

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Rodriguez is a sturdy writer and has a good topic. - Goodreads
I fell in love with Rodriguez's writing. - Goodreads
The ending is absolutely heartbreaking. - Goodreads
Interesting story but turgid prose. - Goodreads
... i love his writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

This is a great story about a Mexican-American who starts as a "scholarship boy" and ends up as a "Chicano" professor. He is anti-affirmative action and his story about the struggle between his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Margaret - Goodreads

This book was required reading in an oral history class I took long ago at the University of Washington, Tacoma. This book stuck with me - the lush prose, the insights into assimilation into a ... Read full review

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