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The flowers

Author: Dagoberto Gilb
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sonny Bravo is a tender, unusually smart fifteen-year-old who is living with his vivacious mother in a large city where intense prejudice is not just white against black, but also brown. When his mother, Silvia, suddenly marries an Okie building contractor named Cloyd Longpre, they are uprooted to a small apartment building, Los Flores. As Sonny sweeps its sidewalks, he meets his neighbors and becomes ensnared in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: American fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilb, Dagoberto, 1950-
Flowers.
New York : Grove ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008
(OCoLC)608483798
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dagoberto Gilb
ISBN: 9780802118592 0802118593 9780802144027 0802144020
OCLC Number: 182039420
Description: 250 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Dagoberto Gilb.
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Sonny Bravo is a tender, unusually smart fifteen-year-old who is living with his vivacious mother in a large city where intense prejudice is not just white against black, but also brown. When his mother, Silvia, suddenly marries an Okie building contractor named Cloyd Longpre, they are uprooted to a small apartment building, Los Flores. As Sonny sweeps its sidewalks, he meets his neighbors and becomes ensnared in their lives.

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