Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot

Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot


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Three Latin American writers quote, dissect and review this character in a cultural critique that combines analysis with humor and a relentless self-criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568331348
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Notesix
Translator's Acknowledgmentsxi
1.The Family Portrait1
2.The Family Tree9
3.The Idiot's Bible21
4.We're Poor: It's Their Fault37
5.The Cure That Kills63
6."Let's Create Two, Three, One Hundred Vietnams"77
7.Cuba: An Old Love Is Neither Forgotten nor Abandoned95
8.Rifles and Cassocks107
9."Yankee, Go Home!"127
10.How Beautiful Is My Flag!141
11.The Idiot's Friends161
12.Here Comes the Big Bad Wolf!175
13.The Books That "Shook" the Latin American Idiot183
Index Expurgatorius Latinoamericanus209
About the Authors219

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Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
JBreedlove on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A poorly written sarcastic look at the hypocrisy of the political left in Mexico.