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Ask a Mexican
Ask a Mexican
Author: Gustavo Arellano
DEAR MEXICAN: — WHAT IS ASK A MEXICAN? — Questions and answers about our spiciest Americans. I explore the clichés of lowriders, busboys, and housekeepers; drunks and scoundrels; heroes and celebrities; and most important, millions upon millions of law-abiding, patriotic American citizens and their illegal-immigrant cousins who represent so...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416540038
ISBN-10: 1416540032
Publication Date: 4/22/2008
Pages: 272
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.

2.6 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Scribner
Book Type: Paperback
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Gustavo Arellano, born in Anaheim, CA, to a tomato canner and an illegal immigrant, is now a staff writer for the OC Weekly. He also conntributes to the LA Times and NPR's Tell Me More and American Public Media's Weekend America.

Ask a Mexican, based on the column of the same name, explores the cliches of lowriders, busboys, and housekeepers, confronts the bogeymen of racism, xenophobia, and ignorance, and will probably offend you in some interesting way.
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This was a highly-entertaining book about all matters Mexican, exploring with humor many things I had wondered about myself!
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