Watch: Hector Tobar on how a novel can only be successful when it sees the whole person
- June 14, 2022
- Hector Tobar, Chicano/Latino studies and English, Literary Hub, June 14, 2022 (Video)
Ona Russell talks with Héctor Tobar, associate professor at the University of California, Irvine, author of The Last Great Road Bum. The two discuss growing up in an immigrant household, interdependent relationship between Latin America and the U.S., the similarities and differences between writing fiction and nonfiction, and learning that the written word can only be successful when you see the whole person.
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