[Epub] Famous All over Town By Danny Santiago – Writerscompany.co.uk

Famous All over Town If it weren t for my Professor wanting us to read this, you can probably bet I wouldn t have so score 1 point for Danny Santiago and another for reaching for a credible example of Latino life and culture in East LA of the not too distant past I probably haveto say but I have a Pablo LopezMay 28, 2015Book reviewFamous all over town Famous All over Town is a memoir written by Danny Santiago is a clear representation of what life is like for a Mexican American family who struggles with money and communication in the family This book takes place in the 80s in a rundown part of east LA Chato as he is known by his barrio is a part of a street gang called shamrock here he feels like everyone is his family because they treat him and care about him just as much or evenPablo LopezMay 28, 2015Book reviewFamous all over town Famous All over Town is a memoir written by Danny Santiago is a clear representation of what life is like for a Mexican American family who struggles with money and communication in the family This book takes place in the 80s in a rundown part of east The Scene Is Los Angeles But Not The LA Of Sun Drenched Beaches Or Glamorous Hollywood This Is The Los Angeles Of The Chicano Barrio, Where Everything In Life Is Stacked Against The Teenaged Hero, Chato Medina, His Beleaguered, Disintegrating Family, His Defiant And Doomed Friends, And The Future He May Not Make It Far Enough To Enjoy Chato, However, Is Out To Beat All Those Odds In His Own Indefatigable, Inimitable Way. Pablo LopezMay 28, 2015Book reviewFamous all over town Famous All over Town is a memoir written by Danny Santiago is a clear representation of what life is like for a Mexican American family who struggles with money and communication in the family This book takes place in the 80s in a rundown part of east LA Chato as he is known by his barrio is a part of a street gang called shamrock here he feels like everyone is his family because they treat him and care about him just as much or evenPablo LopezMay 28, 2015Book reviewFamous all over town Famous All over Town is a memoir written by Danny Santiago is a clear representation of what life is like for a Mexican American family who struggles with money and communication in the family This book takes place in the 80s in a rundown part of east LA Chato as he is known by his barrio is a part of a street gang called shamrock here he feels like everyone is his family I really enjoyed this book It s a great narrative voice this fourteen year old on the precipice of either getting out of the barrio or succumbing to it You are sympathetic even when he is making wrong decisions, and you never lose sight of the fact that he s just a kid The environment Santiago creates is vivid and you understand how Chato can love this blighted street I especially loved the illustration of Chicano life in the early 80s the importance of family, the sexual politics, the I really enjoyed this book It s a great narrative voice this fourteen year old on the precipice of either getting out of the barrio or succumbing to it You are sympathetic even when he is making wrong decisions, and you never lose sight of the fact that he s just a kid The environment Santiago creates is vivid and you understand how Chato can love this blighted street I especially loved the illustration of Chicano life in the early 80s the importance of family, the I read this for a class I think it s a good book, but not a great one The fact that the author s name is fake so that an old white dude could pretend it was written by a Chicano author does, in fact, take away from the book I don t blame him for doing it because I know he was a writer working with Chicano youths who had a good idea for a book but knew it would be takenseriously if it was actually written by someone from the ethinic group he was writing about What was he supposed to do, I read this for a class I think it s a good book, but not a great one The fact that the author s name is fake so that an old white dude could pretend it was written by a Chicano author does, in fact, take away from the book I d I grabbed this book off my boyfriend s bookshelf He read it in a cultural literature class and I m surprised he kept it so long because he said it was terrible I needed something to read, so I gave it a go and was pleasantly surprised It depicts the life of a young Mexican boy, his family and neighborhood in East LA in the 70s Simply written, it shows the highs and lows of Mexican life in the US and in Mexico, the relationships between family members, their neighb I ve been meaning to read this one for awhile I m glad I finally did Although the writing style is a little awkward and there are some grammatical things that really bugged me, I felt like it was pretty true to I read this when it first came out in 1983, and I remember the controversy that developed when the author was revealed to be a white guy, not a Chicano as his pseudonym indicated Now I am living in Lincoln Heights with a giant graffiti courtesy of the Clovers on the intersection in front of my house This is Chato s turf, just blocks away from where he lived and roamed the streets The geography definitely rings true, and the depiction of a fourteen year old boy from the barrio works for the mo I read this when it first came out in 1983, and I remember the controversy that developed when the author was revealed to be a white guy, not a Chicano as his pseudonym indicated Now I am living in Lincoln Heights with a giant graffiti courtesy of the Clovers on i ll tell you something that will really turn your head after you finish reading this book.


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