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Story of My Teeth : Library Edition (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Valeria Luiselli)
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The story of Highway Sánchez—bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneer—and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico.I was born in Pachuca, the Beautiful Windy City, with four premature teeth and my body completely covered in a very fine coat of fuzz. But I’m grateful for that inauspicious start because ugliness, as my other uncle, Eurípides López Sánchez, was given to saying, is character forming.Gustavo Highway Sánchez Sánchez is a late-in-life world traveler, yarn spinner, collector, and legendary auctioneer. His most precious possessions are the teeth of the notorious infamous, like Plato, Petrarch, and Virginia Woolf.Written in collaboration with the workers at a Jumex juice factory, The Story of My Teeth is an elegant, witty, exhilarating romp through the industrial suburbs of Mexico City and Luiselli’s own literary influences.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Author: Valeria Luiselli
Street Date: September 15, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6700
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