Burro Genius: A Memoir Victor Villasenor

Burro Genius: A Memoir

Author: Victor Villasenor
$13.99 $22.99 1399
84 items In Stock
  • Successful pre-order.Thanks for contacting us!
  • Order within
Book Title
Burro Genius: A Memoir
Author
Victor Villasenor
ISBN
9780060526139
Standing at the podium, Victor Villase or looked at the group of educators amassed before him, and his mind flooded with childhood memories of humiliation and abuse at the hands of his teachers. He became enraged. With a pounding heart, he began to speak of these incidents. When he was through, to his great disbelief he received a standing ovation. Many in the audience could not contain their own tears.So begins the passionate, touching memoir of Victor Villase or. Highly gifted and imaginative as a child, Villase or coped with an untreated learning disability (he was finally diagnosed, at the age of forty-four, with extreme dyslexia) and the frustration of growing up Latino in an English-only American school in the 1940s. Despite teachers who beat him because he could not speak English, Villase or clung to his dream of one day becoming a writer. He is now considered one of the premier writers of our time.--Los Angeles Times Book ReviewBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Victor VillasenorPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 09/20/2005ISBN: 9780060526139Pages: 318Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d

Standing at the podium, Victor Villase or looked at the group of educators amassed before him, and his mind flooded with childhood memories of humiliation and abuse at the hands of his teachers. He became enraged. With a pounding heart, he began to speak of these incidents. When he was through, to his great disbelief he received a standing ovation. Many in the audience could not contain their own tears.

So begins the passionate, touching memoir of Victor Villase or. Highly gifted and imaginative as a child, Villase or coped with an untreated learning disability (he was finally diagnosed, at the age of forty-four, with extreme dyslexia) and the frustration of growing up Latino in an English-only American school in the 1940s. Despite teachers who beat him because he could not speak English, Villase or clung to his dream of one day becoming a writer. He is now considered one of the premier writers of our time.

--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Victor Villasenor
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/20/2005
ISBN: 9780060526139
Pages: 318
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d

Standing at the podium, Victor Villase or looked at the group of educators amassed before him, and his mind flooded with childhood memories of humiliation and abuse at the hands of his teachers. He became enraged. With a pounding heart, he began to speak of these incidents. When he was through, to his great disbelief he received a standing ovation. Many in the audience could not contain their own tears.

So begins the passionate, touching memoir of Victor Villase or. Highly gifted and imaginative as a child, Villase or coped with an untreated learning disability (he was finally diagnosed, at the age of forty-four, with extreme dyslexia) and the frustration of growing up Latino in an English-only American school in the 1940s. Despite teachers who beat him because he could not speak English, Villase or clung to his dream of one day becoming a writer. He is now considered one of the premier writers of our time.

--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Victor Villasenor
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/20/2005
ISBN: 9780060526139
Pages: 318
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d