skip to content
Dark Dude Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dark Dude

Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Publisher: New York, NY ; London : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Hijuelos
ISBN: 9781416949459 1416949453 9781416948049 141694804X
OCLC Number: 461032241
Notes: "First paperback edition September 2009"--Title page verso.
Includes "Reading group guide," (pages [443-447]).
Target Audience: 980
Description: 439 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Oscar Hijuelos.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/461032241> # Dark Dude
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "461032241" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: shs" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/self_perception> ; # Self-perception
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/cuban_americans> ; # Cuban Americans
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/884777> ; # Cuban Americans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Place/wisconsin> ; # Wisconsin
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1111797> ; # Self-perception
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/hispanic_american_teenage_boys> ; # Hispanic American teenage boys
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037817> ; # Nineteen sixties
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957457> ; # Hispanic American teenage boys
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh89005098> ; # Teenage boys--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh00006898> ; # Hispanic American teenage boys
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/coming_of_age> ; # Coming of age
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/sixties_20th_century> ; # Sixties (20th century)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145373> ; # Teenage boys
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/cuban_american_teenage_boys> ; # Cuban American teenage boys
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204595> ; # Wisconsin.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/nineteen_sixties> ; # Nineteen sixties
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/61601967> ; # Oscar Hijuelos
    schema:bookEdition "First paperback edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contentRating "980" ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/477831402> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Bildungsromans"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Dark Dude"@en ;
    schema:productID "461032241" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416949459> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416948049> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/461032241> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/cuban_american_teenage_boys> # Cuban American teenage boys
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cuban American teenage boys"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/hispanic_american_teenage_boys> # Hispanic American teenage boys
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Hispanic American teenage boys"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/477831402#Topic/sixties_20th_century> # Sixties (20th century)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sixties (20th century)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh00006898> # Hispanic American teenage boys
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Hispanic American teenage boys"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh89005098> # Teenage boys--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Teenage boys--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037817> # Nineteen sixties
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nineteen sixties"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1111797> # Self-perception
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Self-perception"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145373> # Teenage boys
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Teenage boys"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204595> # Wisconsin.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Wisconsin." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/884777> # Cuban Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cuban Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957457> # Hispanic American teenage boys
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Hispanic American teenage boys"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61601967> # Oscar Hijuelos
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hijuelos" ;
    schema:givenName "Oscar" ;
    schema:name "Oscar Hijuelos" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416948049>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "141694804X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781416948049" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416949459>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1416949453" ;
    schema:isbn "9781416949459" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.