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Famous All over Town

Santiago, Danny

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ISBN 10: 0671432494 / ISBN 13: 9780671432492
Published by Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1983
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed by the author in black ink on the front free end paper. 284pp. Octavo [22 cm] 1/4 brown cloth with brown paper covered boards and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Binding is tight. Dust jacket has some closed tears at the head and toe of spine panel, otherwise it has little shelf wear, price intact on flap, in mylar sleeve. Interior pages are clean but there are the remains of a glued on sticker about 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch on the front paste down. A nice collectible copy. Daniel Lewis James used the Latino pseudonym, Danny Santiago, for books he wrote about East Los Angeles. Bookseller Inventory # 001844

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Title: Famous All over Town

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The scene is Los Angeles—but not the LA of sun-drenched beaches or glamorous Hollywood. This is the Los Angeles of the Chicano barrio, where everything in life is stacked against the teenaged hero, Chato Medina, his beleaguered, disintegrating family, his defiant and doomed friends, and the future he may not make it far enough to enjoy. Chato, however, is out to beat all those odds—in his own indefatigable, inimitable way . . .

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