Hidden in Plain Sight- Lara Stapleton

the Displaced, or a History of Maritime Advances, or a Discussion of my Personal Identity in the Context of the Americas

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            I read recently that Roberto Bolaño, who was both Chilean and Mexican felt that because he was a child of both, he was a child of no nation.   We Americans, of current generations, well, no, Americans of certain circles, understand such things.   I completely related to this, though I am, I would guess, more American than he is Mexican.  He immigrated as a youth, I was born and raised here, and in this multi-cultural era, all of us, of all faces, all tones, are to be named American (and that we use the name of two continents, that is a whole nother matter).  Sigue leyendo