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A glass of water

Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two Mexican-American brothers--Lorenzo, who becomes a farmer, and Vito, who gains fame as a boxer--take different paths in life after the brutal murder of their mother, only to have their journeys converge and bring them face-to-face with a common enemy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Family fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952-
Glass of water.
New York : Grove Press, 2009
(OCoLC)707041400
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Santiago Baca
ISBN: 9780802119223 0802119220 9780802145109 0802145108
OCLC Number: 308207829
Description: 215 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Two Mexican-American brothers--Lorenzo, who becomes a farmer, and Vito, who gains fame as a boxer--take different paths in life after the brutal murder of their mother, only to have their journeys converge and bring them face-to-face with a common enemy.
Responsibility: Jimmy Santiago Baca.

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In his first novel, an award-winning memoirist, poet, and activist tells a gripping tale of family, loyalty, ambition, and revenge--a searing, heartfelt tribute to brotherhood and an arresting  Read more...

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"Jimmy Santiago Baca's poems read like novels, and his novels read like poems... Baca fills his prose with evocative, naturalistic details, [and] his poetry's beating heart ... weaves stories of Read more...

 
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