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Nobody's son : notes from an American life

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2002, ©1998.
Series: Camino del sol.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an Anglo mother, Urrea moved to San Diego at age three. In this memoir of his childhood, Urrea describes his experiences growing up in the barrio and his search for cultural identity.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Luis Alberto Urrea; Luis Alberto Urrea
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 9780816522705 0816522707
OCLC Number: 559980149
Description: 188 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Nobody's son --
Tijuana wonderland --
The day I launched the Virgin Mary into orbit --
Down the highway with Edward Abbey --
Whores --
Sanctuary --
Leaving Shelltown.
Series Title: Camino del sol.
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.

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Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and an Anglo mother, Urrea moved to San Diego at age three. In this memoir of his childhood, Urrea describes his experiences growing up in the barrio and his search for cultural identity.

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