Download PDF by Robert Seltzer: Amado Muro and Me: A Tale of Honesty and Deception

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 in some way regularly is aware what his son is considering; the opposite as Amado Muro, a passionate and proficient author whose pseudonym is tailored 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 relations strikes from El Paso, Texas, (home to Robert’s Mexican grandmother, Alita, and continually domestic to Robert) to Bakersfield, California. Robert studies every little thing from bullying and younger like to racism and cross-culturalization. Chester courses his son via this hard interval with the knowledge he won from the “dark flip” he himself confronted as a tender guy. Robert, who understands his father as “the outdated man,” now starts off to benefit approximately “Young Chess.” Tying all of it jointly is Amado Muro, who at times abandons Robert and his mom and hops freight trains as a way to write his excellent tales. attaining past history learn, Chester’s adjust ego lives the lifestyles in an effort to proportion the story. Robert’s ethnicity is the results of his mother’s ancestry, yet his father chooses his Mexican id. it truly is via this angle, as a guy who sees bridges the place others see boundaries, that the daddy is helping his son take care of his first, jarring event of racism and loads more.


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