The Resource Green street kid, Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories, Ricardo D. Palacios, (ebook)

Green street kid, Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories, Ricardo D. Palacios, (ebook)

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Green street kid, Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories
Title
Green street kid
Title number
Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories
Statement of responsibility
Ricardo D. Palacios
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Language
eng
Summary
Growing up on Green Street in Laredo, Texas, Ricardo Palacios made the wilderness his playground. The woods, the nearby creek, and the vastness of Chacon Creek Canyon transported him and his young friends away from the strife and poverty of the barrio and into the splendor of nature. Looking back on his life, Palacios reflects on seventy years of memories from his birth through his days at the all-male St. Josephs Academy Catholic school, capturing the powerful camaraderie he shared with his classmates and his experiences playing high school football. He next takes a hard look at his college years, during which he flunked out twice before finally making the commitment to graduate with honors and obtain a law degree. Palacios places his life experiences under a microscope, sharing periods of heavy alcohol use, very stressful years as a rookie attorney, and tales from the trenches about the pitfalls, successes, and failures of his legal practice. He describes his twenty-eight-year marriage, pondering how and why it failed, and tells of wonderful years raising his children on a cattle ranch, with plenty of opportunities for hunting and camping. Green Street Kid is more than the story of one man's life. It is a portrait of the life and culture of South Texas, where the majority of the population is Hispanic and conflicts sometimes develop between Hispanics and Anglos. It is a story of falling down and rising up again
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Midwest
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Palacios, Ricardo D
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non fiction
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adult
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Green street kid, Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories, Ricardo D. Palacios, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781480803091
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12088486
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remote
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12088486
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MWT12088486
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Green street kid, Growing up by the Chacon Creek and Other Memories, Ricardo D. Palacios, (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
9781480803091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12088486
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12088486
System control number
MWT12088486
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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