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Stones for Ibarra

Author: Harriet Doerr
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1985.
Series: Penguin contemporary American fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard and Sara Everton learn many lessons about life and fate when they leave America and go to live in the small village of Ibarra, Mexico, where Richard plans to reopen a copper mine abandoned by his grandfather fifty years earlier.They also plan to restore the family home, a crumbling reminder of the past. However, they learn that Richard is dying of leukemia.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doerr, Harriet.
Stones for Ibarra.
New York : Penguin Books, 1985
(OCoLC)656963293
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Doerr
ISBN: 0140112189 9780140112184 0140075623 9780140075625
OCLC Number: 28329237
Awards: Winner of the National Book Award (1984).
Description: 214 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Evertons out of their minds --
A clear understanding --
The life sentence of José Reyes --
Kid Muñoz --
The inheritance --
Pray for us, Fathers --
The red taxi --
Parts of speech --
The thorn on the blown-glass lamp --
The night of September Fifteenth --
Christmas messages --
Lunch with the Bishop --
Calling from Loreto --
The priests' picnic --
The Baptists --
The doctor of the moon --
Immense distances, extraordinary events --
Bring stones.
Series Title: Penguin contemporary American fiction series.
Responsibility: Harriet Doerr.

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Richard and Sara Everton learn many lessons about life and fate when they leave America and go to live in the small village of Ibarra, Mexico, where Richard plans to reopen a copper mine abandoned by his grandfather fifty years earlier.They also plan to restore the family home, a crumbling reminder of the past. However, they learn that Richard is dying of leukemia.

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