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Hector Tobar

Latinos in America: Reinventing the American Dream

About Hector Tobar

Héctor Tobar is Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times. Recognized as one of the most influential Hispanics in America today, he earned a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the L.A. Riots and an Inter-American Press Association Award for his coverage of South America’s troubled democracies. His acclaimed book Translation Nation offers a vivid tour of the nation’s diverse Latino communities.

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