Days of Obligation

An Argument with My Mexican Father
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: DD7027
Released: Jun 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470887858
Narrator/s: Michael Anthony
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In a series of ten essays spanning the five centuries of history, from Cortes' conquest of Mexico to San Francisco's AIDS epidemic, Rodriguez explores the conflicts of race, religion, and cultural identity for Mexican-Americans across the landscape of his beloved California. Rodriguez positions Mexico and the United States as moral rivals-Mexico wearing the mask of tragedy; the United States, the mask of comedy. By the end, however, we come to recognize a historical irony: the United States is becoming a culture of tragedy, while Mexico is reveling in youthful optimism. The two nations are trading roles.

Author(s): Richard Rodriguez

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Author(s): Richard Rodriguez
Narrator(s): Michael Anthony
Product Number Z100095768
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481557641

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