Burro Genius: A Memoir by Victor Villaseñor

By Victor Villaseñor

Standing on the podium, Victor Villaseñor checked out the crowd of educators accrued prior to him, and his brain flooded with adolescence stories of humiliation and abuse by the hands of his academics. He turned enraged. With a pounding middle, he started to communicate of those incidents. while he used to be via, to his nice disbelief he got a status ovation. Many within the viewers couldn't comprise their very own tears.

So starts the passionate, touching memoir of Victor Villaseñor. hugely proficient and creative as a baby, Villaseñor coped with an untreated studying incapacity (he was once ultimately clinically determined, on the age of forty-four, with severe dyslexia) and the disappointment of starting to be up Latino in an English-only American college within the Forties. regardless of lecturers who beat him simply because he couldn't converse English, Villaseñor clung to his dream of 1 day turning into a author. he's now one among the most advantageous writers of our time.

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