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Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood

Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Publisher: El Paso, TX : Cinco Puntos Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As a Chicano boy living in the unglamorous town of Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of "gringo" racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.
Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood.
El Paso, TX : Cinco Puntos Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)657025897
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Alire Sáenz
ISBN: 0938317814 9780938317814 9781933693996 1933693991 9781448767755 144876775X
OCLC Number: 54543566
Description: 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The way she looked at me --
Pifas and Gigi and the politics of Hollywood --
Another name for exile --
The citizens of Hollywood rise up against the system --
Welcome to Hollywood.
Other Titles: Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood
Responsibility: by Benjamin Alire Sáenz.
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Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood is our American Graffiti. No, that's not right. It's our Mexican Graffiti.-Denise Chavez  Read more...

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"His message is one of victory through endurance rather than escape, as Sammy finds ways to define himself and maintain his loyalties while circumstances prevent him from leaving the barrio. Even Read more...

 
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