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Children of Sanchez: Autobiography of a Mexican Family Oscar Lewis

Children of Sanchez: Autobiography of a Mexican Family

Oscar Lewis

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ISBN : 9780812470192
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 About the Book 

This book is about a poor family in Mexico city, Jesus Sanchez, the father, age fifty, and his four children: Manuel, age twenty-two- Roberto, twenty-nine- Consuelo, twenty-seven- and Marta, twenty-five. My purpose is to give the reader an insideMoreThis book is about a poor family in Mexico city, Jesus Sanchez, the father, age fifty, and his four children: Manuel, age twenty-two- Roberto, twenty-nine- Consuelo, twenty-seven- and Marta, twenty-five. My purpose is to give the reader an inside view of family life and of what it means to grow up in a one-room home in a slum tenement in the heart of a great Latin American city which is undergoing a process of rapid social and economic change.