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Return to Centro histórico : a Mexican Jew looks for his roots

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by a stirring e-mail exchange with his father, an award-winning essayist and cultural commentator decided to revisit his hometown, Mexico City, accompanied by a tour guide. "Return to Centro  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ilan Stavans; Ilan Stavans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780813551913 0813551919
OCLC Number: 707887003
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I am a rooster --
Tomato Jew --
The tourist --
Centro histórico --
Paisanos --
La Judería --
My face --
I am dead.
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans.

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"Essential, seminal reading, "Return to Centro HistOrico" is more than a fascinating weaving of personal and familial history. It is a thought-provoking story of how a boy who wanted to be a magician Read more...

 
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