Barrio Boy, it's an autobiography about Ernesto Galarza, and how he grew up in Jalco during the Mexican Revolution, and had to move to Sacramento, California to get away from it.

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Barrio BOy Gina Tyler 1. Author Information The author of Barrio Boy, is Ernesto Galarza. Ernesto was born in Jalcocotan, Nayarit (which is in Mexico) on August 15, 1905 and died in 1984. During Galarza's early childhood, he lived in a small village of Jalcocotan, all while he learned respect for the things he had. Ernesto came to the United States at a young age, during the Mexian Revolution which happened in the early 1900's. While Ernesto was growing …

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…flip to the back of the book, to understand what they are reading exspecially if it's already drawn out. If you like to read about culture, especially Mexican-American culture you might find this book to be enjoyable. If you have problems reading books for anything other than pleasure you might want to pick up another book about the Mexican culture in the United States, you might want to try Rain of Gold, by Victor Villasenor.