Pocho

Pocho
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Villarreal illuminates here the world of "pochos, " Americans whose parents come to the United States from Mexico. Set in Depression-era California, the novel focuses on Richard, a young pocho who experiences the intense conflict between loyalty to the traditions of his family's past and attraction to new ideas. Richard's struggle to achieve adulthood as a young man influenced by two worlds reveals both the uniqueness of the Mexican-American experiences and its common ties with the struggles of all Americans--whatever their past.
ISBN: 
9780385061186
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Binding: 
Paperback
Publication Date: 
November 4, 1970