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A handbook to luck : a novel

Author: Cristina García
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage Contemporaries edView all editions and formats
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The story of three children in the late sixties, Enrique, from Cuba living in California with his magician father, Marta in the slums of San Salvador who has to leave school to help support her family, and Leila from a wealthy family in Tehran. We follow them across the next twenty years from childhood to adulthood.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina García
ISBN: 9780307276803 0307276805
OCLC Number: 166367949
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2007.
Description: 259 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Cristina García.
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The story of three children in the late sixties, Enrique, from Cuba living in California with his magician father, Marta in the slums of San Salvador who has to leave school to help support her family, and Leila from a wealthy family in Tehran. We follow them across the next twenty years from childhood to adulthood.

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