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Parrot in the oven

mi vida : a novel

by Victor Martinez

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Alcoholism,
  • Family life

  • About the Edition

    Manny relates his coming of age experiences as a member of a poor Mexican American family in which the alcoholic father only adds to everyone"s struggle.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesPerico en el horno
    Statementby Victor Martinez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M36718 Par 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24950685M
    ISBN 100064471861
    ISBN 109780064471862
    OCLC/WorldCa38724421

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