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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
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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: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
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 9780605970502 0605970505 9781444011258 1444011251
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.

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A potent, powerful and timely thriller about migrants, drug lords and gang warfare set on the US/Mexican border by prize-winning novelist, Marcus Sedgwick.  Read more...
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...powerful, compelling and gritty thriller. Exquisitely written... -- Jayne Gould * Armadillo * Sedgwick did the right thing in showing the dark reality faced by Mexicans through their eyes, it made Read more...

 
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