Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Mr. Spic Goes to Washington” as Want to Read:
Mr. Spic Goes to Washington
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Mr. Spic Goes to Washington

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating details ·  15 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In the face of social inequalities, sometimes strength for mobilization can be found through laughter. It is this ethos that Ilan Stavans employs in this politically minded graphic novel. Weaving humor with social commentary, Stavans tells a tale of a Latino man taking Los Angeles' mayoral office by storm — and refusing to stop there. Illustrated throughout by Roberto Weil ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 5th 2008 by Soft Skull Press (first published January 1st 2008)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Mr. Spic Goes to Washington, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Mr. Spic Goes to Washington

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-26)
Rating details
Sort: Default
Jul 16, 2016 rated it did not like it
Started off well but not long into it the writer decided to go all PC and I found myself suddenly being lectured to for the rest of the book. Which is too bad because the book showed a lot of promise at the start.
Hector Acevedo
rated it really liked it
Dec 31, 2015
rated it really liked it
Feb 05, 2011
rated it it was ok
Aug 24, 2008
Luis Ordóñez
rated it liked it
May 16, 2015
rated it liked it
May 31, 2016
rated it it was amazing
Aug 24, 2013
dead letter office
rated it liked it
Oct 05, 2010
rated it it was ok
Jul 08, 2014
Devon Hamilton
rated it liked it
Jun 25, 2012
rated it liked it
Oct 29, 2010
rated it liked it
Dec 16, 2012
Michelle Hoogterp
rated it it was amazing
Jun 01, 2012
Simon Gonzalez
rated it liked it
Mar 03, 2015
zaCk S
rated it did not like it
Mar 24, 2013
marked it as to-read
Oct 13, 2008
marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2009
marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2012
added it
Nov 09, 2014
marked it as to-read
Aug 24, 2015
marked it as to-read
Dec 13, 2015
Marisol Archuleta
marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2016
Animelove24 Brown
marked it as to-read
May 31, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An award-winning writer and public television host, his books include Growing Up Latino and Spanglish. A native of Mexico City, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
More about Ilan Stavans...