Friday, July 08, 2022

Quite simply a classic …

… Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez - GODINE. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Resisting the easy way of following received dogmatic and conventional thought, Rodriguez has encountered kneejerk hostility for his provocative positions on issues such as affirmative action and bilingual education. But the extraordinary clarity of his iconoclastic writing—the surprising twists in his thinking, the view of public policy as it limits individual lives, and the story he tells of an American education—have made this book endure for four decades and counting

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