The Resource A glass of water, Jimmy Santiago Baca, (ebook)

A glass of water, Jimmy Santiago Baca, (ebook)

Label
A glass of water
Title
A glass of water
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Santiago Baca
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Glass of Water is a gripping tale of family, loyalty, ambition, and revenge that offers an intimate look into the tragedies unfurling at our country's borders. The first novel from award-winning memoirist, poet, and activist, Jimmy Santiago Baca, it is a passionate and galvanizing addition to Chicano literature. The promise of a new beginning brings Casimiro and Nopal together when they are young immigrants, having made the nearly deadly journey across the border from Mexico. They settle into a life of long days in the chili fields, and in a few years their happy union yields two sons, Lorenzo and Vito. But when Nopal is brutally murdered, the boys are left to navigate life in this brave but capricious new world without her. A Glass of Water is a searing, heartfelt tribute to brotherhood, and an arresting portrait of the twisted paths people take to claim their piece of the ever-elusive American dream
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1952-
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Baca, Jimmy Santiago
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Brothers
  • Mexican Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
A glass of water, Jimmy Santiago Baca, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802198921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12211819
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12211819
System control number
MWT12211819
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A glass of water, Jimmy Santiago Baca, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802198921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12211819
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12211819
System control number
MWT12211819
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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