For Love of the Dollar is a young writer’s tale of
ambitions undermined by economic forces, racial divides and
artistic hubris. Hilarious, irreverent, even cynical, Servín
worked in kitchens, gas stations, golf courses, and finally, as a
“manny" for a dysfunctional Connecticut family. His view of the
plight of the undocumented worker confronts as much what it means
to be Mexican, as it does American, laying bare a version of the... more...