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The last known residence of Mickey Acuña

Author: Dagoberto Gilb
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A look at the world of drifters. The hero is Mickey Acuna, a Chicano who books into the El Paso YMCA. No one knows where he is from, or why he came. He spends his time talking to the other residents, people in similar situations, playing pool, ping pong, occasionally enquiring at the desk if there's mail for him, giving the clerk to understand he is awaiting a cheque. By the author of The Magic of Blood.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dagoberto Gilb
ISBN: 0802115543 9780802115546 080213419X 9780802134196
OCLC Number: 30027006
Description: 218 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Dagoberto Gilb.

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A look at the world of drifters. The hero is Mickey Acuna, a Chicano who books into the El Paso YMCA. No one knows where he is from, or why he came. He spends his time talking to the other residents, people in similar situations, playing pool, ping pong, occasionally enquiring at the desk if there's mail for him, giving the clerk to understand he is awaiting a cheque. By the author of The Magic of Blood.

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