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Lucky Ones - by Julianne Pachico (Hardcover)

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"Taking place between 1993 and 2018 in Colombia and New York City, The Lucky Ones is a prismatic tale of a group of characters whose lives intersect in often unexpected ways and whose stories, taken together, provide a lens on the intensity of life in Colombia during the violent years of guerrilla insurgencies and corruption. A teenager hides alone in her family's mansion until she hears a knock at the door...her teacher is kidnapped by guerrillas and teaches Shakespeare in the jungle to a class of sticks, leaves, and stones...another classmate, now a young woman in New York, straddles past and present, unable to live in either without the help of the little bags of powder she carries with her. Showcasing a brilliant new literary voice, The Lucky Ones isboth steeped in realism and has a hallucinatory feel--whether from the heat of the jungle, the drugs, or the surreal quality of a world in which the super wealthy have pet lions, people you love can disappear in an instant, and at any moment there might be a knock at your door"--
Number of Pages: 254
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Julianne Pachico
Language: English
Street Date: March 7, 2017
TCIN: 52038797
UPC: 9780399588655
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-0021
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