Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood by Benjamin Alire SГЎenz

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Published by HarperTempest in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Death -- Fiction,
  • Grief -- Fiction,
  • Violence -- Fiction,
  • Mexican Americans -- Fiction

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Book details

StatementBenjamin Alire Sáenz.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S1273 Sam 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412586M
ISBN 100060843748
ISBN 109780060843748
LC Control Number2005028688

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