Famous All Over Town

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Plume, 1984 - Fiction - 284 pages
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"Mexican-American Rudy Medina [known as Chato] looks back on his 14th year. 'Fourteen makes a man, ' his father says. Fourteen is also the year that Rudy's 'economically viable household' (in the words of a social worker) falls apart, and his closely knit neighborhood is bulldozed to make way for the Southern Pacific Railroad." Libr J.

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Pablo Lopez May 28, 2015 Book review Famous all over town Famous All over Town is a memoir written by Danny Santiago is a clear representation of what life is like for a Mexican American family who ... Read full review

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My English teacher assigned this book to us in middle school & parents complained so much that the school had to ban it. That's a good reason as any to read this (; Read full review


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