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Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez is an editor at Pacific News Service, and a contributing editor for Harper's Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the Sunday "Opinion" section of the Los Angeles Times. He has published numerous articles in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The American Scholar, Time, Mother Jones, and The New Republic.

Richard received a 1997 George Foster Peabody Award for his NewsHour Essays on American life. The Peabody Award is designed to recognize "outstanding achievement in broadcast and cable," and is one of television's highest honors.

Rodriguez's awards for Hunger of Memory include the The Christopher Prize for... Read More

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Brown
Written by Richard Rodriguez
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-200079-3 (0-14-200079-5)

In his dazzling new memoir, Richard Rodriguez reflects on the color brown and the meaning of Hispanics to the life of America today. Rodriguez argues that America has been brown since its inception-since the moment the African and the European met within the Indian eye. But more than simply a book... Read more






Darling
Written by Richard Rodriguez
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | August 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312588-4 (0-14-312588-5)

An award–winning writer delivers a major reckoning with religion, place, and sexuality in the aftermath of 9/11

Hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America,” Richard Rodriguez now considers religious violence worldwide, growing public atheism in the West, and his own mortality.

Rodriguez’s stylish... Read more






Days of Obligation
Written by Richard Rodriguez
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | November 1993
$16.00/18.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-009622-4 (0-14-009622-1)

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... Read more






Hunger of Memory
Written by Richard Rodriguez
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | February 2004
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38251-8 (0-553-38251-9)

Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum.

Here is the poignant journey of a “minority student” who pays... Read more






Hunger of Memory
Written by Richard Rodriguez
Bantam | Paperback | January 1983
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-27293-2 (0-553-27293-4)

Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum.

Here is the poignant journey of a “minority student” who pays... Read more





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