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California Canon: Jose Antonio Villarreal's, "Pocho"

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The WPA California Guide to the Golden State Library of Congress

All summer, in our series The California Canon, we've brought you great books about the golden state. And our latest installment is Jose Antonio Villarreal's novel, "Pocho.

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It was one of the very first Chicano novels, and the first to gain widespread recognition.

Take Two contributor and editor David Kipen has his take on it. 

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