Miguel Mendez

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Birthday
15, 1930
Birthplace
Arizona
Death Date
May 31, 2013 (82)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1930
Birthplace
Arizona
Death Date
May 31, 2013 (82)

About

Mexican American author best known for his book Peregrinos de Aztlán.

Before Fame

His parents moved to Mexico during the Great Depression, but he moved back to the U.S. when he was fourteen and began to work construction.

Trivia

He became a professor at the Pima Community College and later at the University of Arizona.

Family Life

He had two younger sisters, one of whom died of pneumonia when he was young.

Associated With

Rudolfo Anaya is another contemporary Mexican American author.