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Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)

Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition By Ernesto Galarza, Ilan Stavans (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ernesto Galarza, Ilan Stavans (Introduction by)
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Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child's sense of time and place, Ernesto Galarza gives an account of the early experiences of his extraordinary life--from revolution in Mexico to segregation in the United States--that will continue to delight readers for generations to come.

Since it was first published in 1971, Galarza's classic work has been assigned in high school and undergraduate classrooms across the country, profoundly affecting thousands of students who read this true story of acculturation into American life.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the publication of Barrio Boy, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to reissue this best-selling book with a new text design and cover, as well an introduction--by Ilan Stavans, the distinguished cultural critic and editor of the Norton Anthology of Latino Literature--which places Ernesto Galarza and Barrio Boy in historical context.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780268029791
ISBN-10: 0268029792
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication Date: February 28th, 2011
Pages: 336
Language: English
 

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