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Pocho

by JosГ© Antonio Villarreal

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young men,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Children of immigrants,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJosé Antonio Villarreal
    SeriesThe Anchor literary library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3572.I37 P62 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24929834M
    ISBN 100385061188
    ISBN 109780385061186
    OCLC/WorldCa8193021

    Pocho. by José Antonio Villarreal. THE LITERARY WORK. A novel set in the s in revolutionary Mexico and in the s and s in Santa Clara, California; published in SYNOPSIS. This “coming-of-age” novel focuses on Richard Rubio, a young man whose parents immigrated to California from Mexico, highlighting the family’s struggle with the conflict . Adding to the complexity, I am currently dating a Mexican national and her parents call me a “pocho.” To them the word means someone born in Mexico or of Mexican descent who grew up in the United States. This word, considered offensive by some, has a long : Andres Gallegos.

      A pocho is Latino and American, a person who is at once both and neither, who can choose to speak English or Spanish or none of the above and refuse to be belittled by the choice. But here’s the greatest source of pride: a pocho is the end of a long journey, and also the promise of the journey to come. One of our best sellers in San Vito lo Capo! Just feet from the Mediterranean Sea, Albergo Pocho is located on the north coast of Sicily. This property offers a free outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace with panoramic sea views/10().

      “Ah, so you’re a pocho. Americanized. Rediscovering your roots, eh?” I shrugged. We will see. “Lots of people are uneasy,” he said. “Foreign ball players like you, taking jobs from our boys. You better be good.” “Just chasing a dream.” “How hard do you throw?” I told him. The man grinned and shook my hand. Get this from a library! Pocho. [José Antonio Villarreal] -- This remarkable novel is set in California’s lush Santa Clara Valley and tells, for the first time, the story of the “Pocho” – Mexican-Californian-American. Pocho is especially about Richard Rubio.


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This guide refers to the Anchor Books edition. Plot Summary. Pocho is a bildungsroman, telling the coming-of-age story of young Richard Rubio. However, the story starts. Pocho means americanized Mexican, or Mexican who has lost their culture.

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- so that it's actually becoming more playful than bitter. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Villarreal, José Antonio. Pocho. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, (DLC) Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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