Ask a Mexican

Version: Unabridged
Author: Gustavo Arellano
Narrator: William Dufris , Christine Marshall
Genres: Non-Fiction, Essays & Memoirs, Social Science
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: June 2007
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 9 hours
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An irreverent, hilarious, and informative look at Mexican American culture is taken by rising star Gustavo Arellano, who uses the best questions from readers of his Ask a Mexican! column in California's OC Weekly to explore the many cliches applied to Mexican Americans.

Reviews (1)


Written by capt chhez on March 7th, 2011

  • Book Rating: 3/5

I found the book to be both informative and entertaining, not cutting edge literature mind you, but worth checking out when you want to lighten things up a bit.

Author Details

Author Details

Arellano, Gustavo

Gustavo Arellano received the President's Award from the Los Angeles Press Club, an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and a 2008 Latino Spirit Award from the California State legislature for his "exceptional vision, creativity, and work ethic." His "Ask a Mexican!" column has a circulation of more than two million in thirty-six markets (and counting) and was anointed by "The Washington Post" as "in" for 2008 "(Miss Manners" is "out"). Arellano, a contributing editor to the op-ed page of the "Los Angeles Times, " has appeared on "Today, Nightline, " NPR's "Talk of the Nat