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Beach Mexican - a book by Areyan, Alex Moreno

Beach Mexican

Assimilation and Identity in Redondo Beach

Beach Mexican( )
Author: Areyan, Alex Moreno
Series title:American Heritage Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Alex Moreno Areyan's odyssey of growing up Latino in white upper-middle-class Redondo Beach in the 1950s presents a story of assimilation different from that experienced by Mexican Americans in larger barrios. His annual white lie" to classmates was that his father got a job up north and the family was moving. They moved, all right--in a 1941 Plymouth with the harvest. In Marysville, Meridian and Mendota, they lived in tents and cars, under trucks and in corrugated tin hovels while...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American Studies
Biography & Autobiography / General
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds

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