A Portrait of the Mexicans
By Alan Riding
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780679724414, 432pp.)
Publication Date: October 23, 1989
A study of Mexico - political, social, cultural, economic - by a journalist who was for the past 6 years the NYT bureau chief in Mexico City. With portraits of Mexico's top leaders, about a nation whose stability is vital to our national well-being.
"A spectacular piece of work. Alan Riding has a rich under-standing of [Mexico]: anthropology, history, economics, politics, culture, and--not least--psychology."--Anthony Lewis