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Hunger of Memory : The Education of Richard Rodriguez
Hunger of Memory The Education of Richard Rodriguez
Author: Richard Rodriguez
Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum. — Here is the poignant journey of a “minority student” who pays the cost ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553272932
ISBN-10: 0553272934
Publication Date: 2/1/1983
Pages: 224
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3.4 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Incredibly written; a very important book.
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A must-read for anyone who wants to understand what it means to go to college with a working class background.
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Author (and NPR news reporter) Richard Rodriquez grows up in a bilingual home. This is a study of how language affects more than speech. Excellent, memorable reading.


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