Download e-book for iPad: Amado Muro and Me: A Tale of Honesty and Deception by Robert Seltzer

By Robert Seltzer

ISBN-10: 0875656366

ISBN-13: 9780875656366

In Amado Muro and Me, ten-year-old Robert Seltzer discovers that his father, Chester, truly leads lives—one as a newspaperman and father who someway continuously understands what his son is pondering; the opposite as Amado Muro, a passionate and proficient author whose pseudonym is customized from the identify of his Mexican immigrant spouse. Chester used to be born in Cleveland, Ohio, yet in Amado Muro’s tales, he channels an extreme love of Mexican tradition to create deep, robust roots in Chihuahua, Mexico. through the pivotal 12 months of this memoir, the family members strikes from El Paso, Texas, (home to Robert’s Mexican grandmother, Alita, and continually domestic to Robert) to Bakersfield, California. Robert stories every little thing from bullying and younger like to racism and cross-culturalization. Chester publications his son via this tough interval with the knowledge he won from the “dark flip” he himself confronted as a tender guy. Robert, who is familiar with his father as “the outdated man,” now starts off to profit approximately “Young Chess.” Tying all of it jointly is Amado Muro, who now and then abandons Robert and his mom and hops freight trains so that it will write his exceptional tales. attaining past historical past study, Chester’s regulate ego lives the lifestyles so as to proportion the story. Robert’s ethnicity is the results of his mother’s ancestry, yet his father chooses his Mexican id. it really is via this attitude, as a guy who sees bridges the place others see limitations, that the daddy is helping his son take care of his first, jarring adventure of racism and rather a lot more.

 

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