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La Maravilla

Vea, Alfredo

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ISBN 10: 0525935886 / ISBN 13: 9780525935889
Published by Dutton Adult, U.S.A., 1993
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This book is the author's first novel. It is set in the American Southwest and deals with the sometimes difficult adjustments made by immigrants to the area. Signed and dated on the title page (6-29-93). Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults. This unread copy is gift quality. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # BX13-10

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Title: La Maravilla

Publisher: Dutton Adult, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A nine-year-old half-Indian, half-Mexican boy struggles to find his place in the world in a novel set in the desert outside of Phoenix in 1958. A first novel. 12,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

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Alfredo Vea was born in Arizona and worked as a migrant farm worker as a child and a young man. He served in Vietnam and after his discharge worked a series of jobs, ranging from truck driver to carnival mechanic, as he put himself through law school. Now a practicing criminal defense attorney, Vea is also the author of two previous novels, La Maravilla and The Silver Cloud Cafe. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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