Pocho

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Paw Prints, Jul 10, 2008 - Fiction
33 Reviews
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.

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User Review  - Frank Padron - Goodreads

read this book as part of a sociology class back in the early 90's i may read it again to remember what it was about. Read full review

Review: Pocho

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read this book as part of a sociology class back in the early 90's i may read it again to remember what it was about. Read full review

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