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Dark dude

Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Publisher: New York, NY : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the 1960s, Rico Fuentes, a pale-skinned Cuban American teenager, abandons drug-infested New York City for the picket fence and apple pie world of Wisconsin, only to discover that he still feels like an outsider and that violent and judgmental people can be found even in the wholesome Midwest.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Hijuelos
ISBN: 9781416948049 141694804X
OCLC Number: 180756452
Description: 439 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Oscar Hijuelos.
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In the 1960s, Rico Fuentes, a pale-skinned Cuban American teenager, abandons drug-infested New York City for the picket fence and apple pie world of Wisconsin, only to discover that he still feels like an outsider and that violent and judgmental people can be found even in the wholesome Midwest.

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Very nice addition to the collection

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-27) Very Good Permalink

Moving from from Harlem to Wisconsin, Rico must deal with his Latino heritage, fitting in and a life-changing move. This book gained starred reviews from several sources. Memorable characters and a believable plot, this book will appeal to students who liked The Outsiders.

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