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The jaguar's children / John Vaillant.

Vaillant, John (Author).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F VAILLANT J. (Text) 34706001450941 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC VAILLA (Text) 73174005024309 Adult: Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville F Vai (Text) 32604000219250 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC VAI (Text) 39230031530239 Adult Books Available -
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library FIC VAILLAN (Text) 71561000127182 NWPLRFiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Vaillant (Text) 31208911134726 fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main FIC VAI (Text) 30041002013504 Adult Fiction Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg FIC VAI (Text) 35830801758888 Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library F VAI (Text) 78731000521408 New Fiction Available -
  Donated by: The Friends of the Library
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield FIC Vaillant (Text) 78292000343834 Adult Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544315495
  • Physical Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Héctor is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers' money for a mechanic and have not returned. Those left behind have no choice but to wait. Héctor finds a name in his friend César's phone. AnniMac. A name with an American number. He must reach her, both for rescue and to pass along the message César has come so far to deliver. But are his messages going through? Over four days, as water and food run low, Héctor tells how he came to this desperate place. His story takes us from Oaxaca - its rich culture, its rapid change - to the dangers of the border. It exposes the tangled ties between Mexico and El Norte - land of promise and opportunity, homewrecker and unreliable friend. And it reminds us of the power of storytelling and the power of hope, as Héctor fights to ensure his message makes it out of the truck and into the world.
Subject: Mexicans > Fiction.
Illegal aliens > Fiction.
Human smuggling > Fiction.
Border crossing > Fiction.
Arizona > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)

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