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Bodega dreams

Author: Ernesto Quiñonez
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC, 2018. ©2000
Series: Vintage contemporaries original.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Second Vintage Contemporaries editionView all editions and formats
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The word is out in Spanish Harlem: Willy Bodega is king. Need college tuition for your daughter? Start-up funds for your fruit stand? Bodega can help. He gives everyone a leg up, in exchange only for loyalty--and a steady income from the drugs he pushes. Bodega turns to Chino, a smart, promising young man, for a favor. Chino is drawn to Bodega's street-smart idealism, but soon finds himself over his head, navigating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Coming of age
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quiñonez, Ernesto.
Bodega dreams.
New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2000
(OCoLC)606245392
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernesto Quiñonez
ISBN: 9780375705892 0375705899
OCLC Number: 1089278640
Description: 213 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Because men who built this country were men from the streets --
Because a single lawyer can steal more money than a hundred men with guns --
A new language is born.
Series Title: Vintage contemporaries original.
Responsibility: Ernesto Quiñonez.
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The word is out in Spanish Harlem: Willy Bodega is king. Need college tuition for your daughter? Start-up funds for your fruit stand? Bodega can help. He gives everyone a leg up, in exchange only for loyalty--and a steady income from the drugs he pushes. Bodega turns to Chino, a smart, promising young man, for a favor. Chino is drawn to Bodega's street-smart idealism, but soon finds himself over his head, navigating an underworld of switchblade tempers, turncoat morality, and murder.--From publisher description.

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