Days Of Obligation: An Argument With My Mexican Father

Paperback | November 1, 1993

byRichard Rodriguez

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Rodriguez's acclaimed first book, Hunger of Memory raised a fierce controversy with its views on bilingualism and alternative action. Now, in a series of intelligent and candid essays, Rodriguez ranges over five centuries to consider the moral and spiritual landscapes of Mexico and the US and their impact on his soul.

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Rodriguez's acclaimed first book, Hunger of Memory raised a fierce controversy with its views on bilingualism and alternative action. Now, in a series of intelligent and candid essays, Rodriguez ranges over five centuries to consider the moral and spiritual landscapes of Mexico and the US and their impact on his soul

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Rodriguez's acclaimed first book, Hunger of Memory raised a fierce controversy with its views on bilingualism and alternative action. Now, in a series of intelligent and candid essays, Rodriguez ranges over five centuries to consider the moral and spiritual landscapes of Mexico and the US and their impact on his soul.

"The best American essayist."—Village VoiceRichard Rodriguez works as an editor at the Pacific News Service in San Francisco and is a contributing editor for Harper's magazine and the Sunday "Opinion" section of the Los Angeles Times. He appears regularly as an essayist on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.71 × 5.06 × 0.7 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140096221

ISBN - 13:9780140096224

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Table of Contents

Days of ObligationIntroduction: My Parent's Village

Chapter One: India

Chapter Two: Late Victorians

Chapter Three: Mexico's Children

Chapter Four: In Athens Once

Chapter Five: The Missions

Chapter Six: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta

Chapter Seven: Sand

Chapter Eight: Asians

Chapter Nine: The Latin American Novel

Chapter Ten: Nothing Lasts a Hundred Years

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Rodriguez's acclaimed first book, Hunger of Memory raised a fierce controversy with its views on bilingualism and alternative action. Now, in a series of intelligent and candid essays, Rodriguez ranges over five centuries to consider the moral and spiritual landscapes of Mexico and the US and their impact on his soul