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Lawn boy

Author: Jonathan Evison
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Mike Muñoz is a young Mexican American not too many years out of high school--and just fired from his latest gig as a lawn boy on a landscaping crew. Though he tries time and again to get his foot on the first rung of that ladder to success, he can't seem to get a break. But then things start to change for Mike, and after a raucous, jarring, and challenging trip, he finds he can finally see the future and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evison, Jonathan.
Lawn boy.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018
(DLC) 2017032613
(OCoLC)993685680
Material Type: Document, Fiction
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Evison
ISBN: 9781616208257 1616208252
OCLC Number: 1018306665
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages)
Contents: Cover; Also by Jonathan Evison; Title; Copyright; Dedication; The happiest place on Earth; This was not the plan; Nothing auspicious; The flying saltshaker; I am not a virgin; A place to land; Getting my mow on; Boldly, into the future; Drinking the Kool-Aid; The usual bullshit; The pavement; The guest cottage; Coinstar blues; Three-dollar minimum; You're just you; Do the math; The social thing; TMI; Family; Like butter; The player; All you can eat; Not just any lawn mower; Changing of the guard; Chief Seattle days; How to seize the day; Standing by, Thinking big; Miguel is el mejor. When you make other plans the revolution is postponed; Stop-gap measure; Freddy, DDS; Burying the lede; Try not to be black; Big Mac attack; Los de abajo; Is that you?; Before and after; The Monkey; Clubbin' ; It ; A generous offer; The art of favoring; What are you trying to prove?; A good place to start; Occupying space; Lists and reminders; Making a stand; Following up; Bumps; Legit; Making it official; The day after; The beginning; Dickless; The mixed parts; Baby steps; The good life; My knight in shining armor; Gravy; Today is the day; Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: a novel by Jonathan Evison.

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"Mike Muñoz is a young Mexican American not too many years out of high school--and just fired from his latest gig as a lawn boy on a landscaping crew. Though he tries time and again to get his foot on the first rung of that ladder to success, he can't seem to get a break. But then things start to change for Mike, and after a raucous, jarring, and challenging trip, he finds he can finally see the future and his place in it"--

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