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The bolero of Andi Rowe : stories

Author: Toni Margarita Plummer
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Curbstone Books : Northwestern University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn against a Los Angeles landscape and crossing generations and borders, this debut collection of interrelated stories delves into the world of Andi Rowe -- a young woman of Mexican and Irish heritage -- to give an intimate account of one family's passage from the immigrant story to the American story and the cycle of loss, adaptation, and rediscovery that is innate to that experience.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Margarita Plummer
ISBN: 9780810127678 0810127679
OCLC Number: 693560949
Description: 119 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Yard work --
Olivia's roses --
The desert in green --
Forces --
The bolero of Andi Rowe --
All the sex is west --
Happy hour --
The body --
To visit the cemetery --
What would Mary do: a Christmas story.
Responsibility: Toni Margarita Plummer.

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