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Bodega dreams [GRPL Book Club] / Ernesto Quiñonez.

Bodega dreams [GRPL Book Club]

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  • ISBN: 0375705899
  • ISBN: 9780375705892
  • Physical Description: 213 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2000.

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General Note:
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Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Puerto Ricans > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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