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The memory of light

Author: Francisco X Stork
Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Friendship stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco X Stork
ISBN: 0545474329 9780545474320 0545474337 9780545474337 9781338032963 1338032968
OCLC Number: 898092766
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award, 2017.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 325 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Francisco X. Stork.

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When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.

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