Days of Obligation

An Argument with My Mexican Father

Richard Rodriguez - Author

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ISBN 9780140096224 | 256 pages | 01 Nov 1993 | Penguin | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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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.
Days of Obligation Introduction: 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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