vividly portrays his Mexican and Indian relatives and his confusing, often painful, childhood interactions with the dominant white society. He left childhood behind when he was sent to Vietnam. There he found hatred, terror, and camaraderie in equal measure. On returning from Vietnam, Mendoza faced professional, economic, and personal struggles but found consolation in love, family, and friendship. His moving account of his first wife's courageous, losing battle with.
Author: Vincent L. Mendoza
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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