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King of the Chicanos book coverKing of the Chicanos

by Manuel Ramos

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ePub ISBN: 978-1-60940-006-4
Kindle ISBN: 978-1-60940-007-1
Library PDF ISBN: 978-1-60940-008-8

Both heroic and tragic, King of the Chicanos captures the spirit, energy, and imagination of the 1960s' Chicano movement — a massive and intense struggle across a broad spectrum of political and cultural issues — through the passionate story of the "King of the Chicanos," Ramón Hidalgo. From his very humble beginnings through the tumultuous decades of being a migrant farm worker, door-to-door salesman,prison inmate, political hack, and radical activist, the novel relates Hidalgo's personal failures and self-destructive personality amid the political turmoil of the times. With a gradual acceptance of his destiny as a leader and hero of the people, this impassioned novel relates the maturation of one man while encapsulating the fever of the Chicano movement.

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ISBN 978-0-916727-64-2
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