Américo Paredes





Américo Paredes



Average rating: 3.74 · 777 ratings · 52 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
George Washington Gomez: A ...

3.70 avg rating — 500 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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"With His Pistol in His Han...

3.68 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 1958 — 4 editions
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The Hammon and the Beans an...

4.05 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1994
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Folktales of Mexico

4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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The Shadow

3.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1998
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Between Two Worlds

4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1990
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Folklore and Culture on the...

4.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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A Texas-Mexican Cancionero:...

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1981 — 5 editions
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Uncle Remus Con Chile

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1992
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Cantos de Adolescencia: Son...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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“These Damn greasers! They get snootier and lazier everyday. Worse than niggers. That one there was too good for picking cotton. I don't see why we waste tax money sending them to school. Taking the bread out of white people's mouths”
Américo Paredes, George Washington Gomez: A Mexicotexan Novel

“She was a funny one, he thought. She liked to read all kinds of things, especially novels about the strange and mysterious”
Américo Paredes, George Washington Gomez: A Mexicotexan Novel

“Some of these young spiks get too much schooling. Then they start gettin' ideas they're as good as white people.”
Américo Paredes, George Washington Gomez: A Mexicotexan Novel

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