The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue

The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue

Book - 2007
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Manuel Munoz's dazzling collection is set in a Mexican-American neighborhood in central California-a place where misunderstandings and secrets shape people's lives. From a set of triplets with three distinct fates to a father who places his hope-and life savings-in the hands of a faith healer, the characters in these stories cross paths in unexpected ways. As they do, they reveal a community that is both embracing and unforgiving, and they discover a truth about the nature of home: you always live with its history. Munoz is an explosive new talent who joins the ranks of such acclaimed authors as Junot Diaz and Daniel Alarcon.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill, 2007.
ISBN: 9781565125322
1565125320
Characteristics: 239 p. ;,21 cm.

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