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Here is the poignant journey is a "minority student" who pays the cost of his social assimilation and academic success with a painful alienation -- from his past, his parents, his culture -- and so describes the high price of "making it" in middle class America.
Provocative in its positions on affirmative action and bilingual education, Hunger Of Memory is a powerful political statement, a profound study of the importance of language... and the moving, intimate portrait of a boy struggling to become a man.
- ISBN-13: 9780553272932
- ISBN-10: 0553272934
- Publisher: Bantam
- Publish Date: February 1990
- Page Count: 208
- Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 0.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds