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Author Stavans, Ilan,
Title Return to Centro Historico : a Mexican Jew Looks for His Roots.
Imprint Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Author Stavans, Ilan,
Subject Stavans, Ilan.
Jews -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Biography.
Mexico City (Mexico) -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (169 pages)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Inspired by a stirring e-mail exchange with his father, award-winning essayist and cultural commentator, Ilan Stavans decided to do something bizarre: revisit his hometown, Mexico City, accompanied by a tour guide. With the same linguistic verve and insight that has made him one of the most distinguished voices in American literature today, Ilan Stavans invites readers along for a personal journey that is not only his own, but that of an entire culture. Return to Centro Histrico makes it possible for readers to understand the intimate role that Jews have played in the development o.
Contents I am a rooster; tomato jew; the tourist; centro historico; paisanos; la juderia; my face; i am dead; sources; photo credits.
ISBN 9780813552262 (electronic bk.)
0813552265 (electronic bk.)
9780813551913 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813551919 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40020528490
OCLC # 777375650
Additional Format Print version: Stavans, Ilan. Return to Centro Historico : A Mexican Jew Looks for His Roots. Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2011

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