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Petty Crimes

ISBN13: 9780152054373
ISBN: 0152054375
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $6.99
Publisher: Sandpiper
Published Date:
Pages: 168
Average Goodreads rating: 3.76/5 (167 ratings)

Meet Manuel, a young man who wears hand-me-downs from his older brothers until he finally gets a brand-new pair of shoes. And Jose Luis, who watches the vet bills rise after he buys a sick rooster to save it from becoming someone's dinner. And Alma, a young woman who runs to every shop and flea market in town buying back the clothes of her dead mother that her father has given away. These Mexican American youths meet life's challenges head-on in this hard-hitting collection of short stories.