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The five acts of diego leon [electronic resource] : A Novel. Alex Espinoza.

Espinoza, Alex. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812984637 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Acclaimed author Alex Espinoza, whose writing Lisa See has called “fresh, magical, beautiful, and evocative,” returns with a captivating, unforgettable novel set in Hollywood’s Golden Age, as a gifted and determined young man leaves Mexico—and everything he’s ever known—to follow his dreams.   Growing up in a rural village at the height of the Mexican Revolution, Diego León has many first loves: singing, dancing, and hearing the stories of his ancestors, the P’urhépecha. But when tragedy strikes, young Diego is sent to the city to live with his aristocratic grandparents, who insist he forget his roots and groom him to take over the family business. Under pressure to enter a profession—and a life—for which he cares nothing, and haunted by the violence once again erupting all around him, Diego flees his war-torn country to forge his own destiny.   Diego arrives in Hollywood in 1927, when...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2193 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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