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The unlucky mother of Aquiles Maldonado / T.C. Boyle.

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  • ISBN: 9781483087771 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1483087778 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (42 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2014.

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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
This short story from the collection Wild Child was originally published in Playboy. Marita Vallalba is revered in her Venezuelan village, and not just because her son, Aquiles Maldonado, is a big league baseball player in the United States. In fact, it is because of her son and his multimillion-dollar contract that has been splashed across the Venezuelan newspapers that she is kidnapped and held for ransom. Upon returning home, Aquiles is advised against paying the ransom, but he is prepared to go to any lengths to get his mother back.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Baseball players > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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