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Orange County : a personal history / Gustavo Arellano.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 979.4 AREL (Text) 39231032543551 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1416540059
  • ISBN: 9781416540052 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 269 pages : map ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2008.

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Introduction: this is how we do it in the OC (don't call it that) -- Flying potatoes, anchor babies, and kidnapped teen brides: the Mirandas go North -- "Our climate is faultless": constructing America's perpetual Eden -- His fake green card, her tomato packing -- Where all the good idiot Republicans go to die -- The Philadelphia story -- Gimme that OC religion -- Genesis and the Stetson -- The beaner-bashing capital of America -- My Mexican awakening -- The "real" real Orange County Reel, or: about those stupid television shows, why Orange county is "hip," and what's really real and what's somewhat real--for Real! -- Becoming "The Mexican" -- Insert concluding Orange cliché here.
Summary, etc.:
Nationally bestselling author, syndicated columnist, and the spiciest voice of the Mexican-American community, Gustavo Arellano delivers the hilarious and poignant follow-up to Ask a Mexican, his critically acclaimed debut. Orange County not only weaves Gustavo's family story with the history of Orange County and the modern Mexican-immigrant experience but also offers sharp, caliente insights into a wide range of political, cultural, and social issues.
Subject: Arellano, Gustavo, 1979-
Arellano, Gustavo, 1979- > Family.
Mexican Americans > California > Orange County > Biography.
Mexican American families > California > Orange County.
Immigrants > California > Orange County > Biography.
Orange County (Calif.) > Biography.
Orange County (Calif.) > Ethnic relations.
Orange County (Calif.) > Social life and customs.

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