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Saint Death

Author: Marcus Sedgwick
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Arturo scrapes by living in Anapra working odd jobs and staying out of sight. His friend Faustino joined one of the drug gangs. He stole money from the gang to send his girlfriend and her baby into the U.S. -- and he wants Arturo's help replacing the money before the gang kills him. Looming over Arturo's story, and Juarez itself, is Santa Muerte -- Saint Death, watching impassively as people in the border town  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sedgwick, Marcus.
Saint death.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 9781626725492 1626725497
OCLC Number: 953843221
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Orion Children's Books, London "--Title page verso.
Target Audience: 830L
Description: 227 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: St. Death
Responsibility: Marcus Sedgwick.

Abstract:

Arturo scrapes by living in Anapra working odd jobs and staying out of sight. His friend Faustino joined one of the drug gangs. He stole money from the gang to send his girlfriend and her baby into the U.S. -- and he wants Arturo's help replacing the money before the gang kills him. Looming over Arturo's story, and Juarez itself, is Santa Muerte -- Saint Death, watching impassively as people in the border town struggle in the face of a vicious drug trade, dangerous trafficking, corruption, and income inequality.
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