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Tortuga : a novel

Author: Rudolfo A Anaya
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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A sixteen-year-old boy, nicknamed after the mountain Tortuga because he is encased in a full-body cast, embarks on a journey of spiritual and physical recovery in a hospital for crippled children after being paralyzed in a swimming accident.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fictional autobiographies
Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolfo A Anaya
ISBN: 0826336248 9780826336248
OCLC Number: 54046248
Description: 200 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rudolfo Anaya.

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A sixteen-year-old boy, nicknamed after the mountain Tortuga because he is encased in a full-body cast, embarks on a journey of spiritual and physical recovery in a hospital for crippled children after being paralyzed in a swimming accident.

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