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

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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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A study of the psychological weaknesses of American culture and possibilities for growth. "It was an account of his journey from being a "socially disadvantaged child" to becoming a fully assimilated ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

Unlike Richard Rodriguez I'm not a Mexican-American, but I did grow up in a Spanish-speaking household since my mother is Puerto Rican. Of all the books about and by Hispanics I've read before or ... Read full review

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