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The circuit : stories from the life of a migrant child

Autore: Francisco Jiménez
Editore: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1997.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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[In this novel], intertwined stories follow a migrant family through their circuit, from picking cotton and strawberries to topping carrots - and back again - over a number of years. As it moves from one labor camp to the next, the little family off four grows into ten. Impermanence and poverty define their lives. But with faith, hope, and back-breaking work, the family endues. -Back cover.
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Genere/forma: Fiction
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Jiménez, Francisco, 1943-
Circuit.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1997
(OCoLC)605336655
Tipo materiale: Biography, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Francisco Jiménez
ISBN: 0826317979 9780826317971
Numero OCLC: 36776380
Riconoscimenti: Boston Globe/Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Award Winner, 1998.
Descrizione: x, 134 p. ; 18 cm.
Contenuti: Under the wire --
Soledad --
Inside out --
Miracle in Tent City --
El Angel de Oro --
Christmas gift --
Death forgiven --
Cotton sack --
The circuit --
Learning the game --
To have and to hold --
Moving still.
Responsabilità: Francisco Jiménez.

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A collection of 12 short stories presented from the perspective of a young boy, in which the author narrates his childhood experiences growing up in a family of Mexican migrant farm workers.  Per saperne di più…

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