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Surviving Santiago

Author: Lyn Miller-Lachmann
Publisher: Philadelphia ; London : RP Teens, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Sixteen year old Chilean American Tina Aguilar returns to Chile in the last months of the Pinochet military dictatorship in 1989, to an alcoholic father with whom she cannot connect, and soon attracts the attention of a young, heavy metal-loving stranger.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
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Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Miller-Lachmann
ISBN: 9780762456338 0762456337
OCLC Number: 911172476
Notes: Companion to Gringolandia.
Awards: Commended for Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Y/A Fic-Hist/Cultural) 2015
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Lyn Miller-Lachmann.


In 1989, a sixteen-year-old girl who travels to her native Chile after eight years to reconnect with her father becomes romantically involved with a boy who has been hired to take a hit out on them.  Read more...


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"Smooth dialogue, a quick pace, and palpable suspense combine to make a compelling read... A riveting story of love and acceptance amid a tumultuous political landscape." --Kirkus Reviews "[F]or Read more...

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