The Resource The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez, Rudy Ruiz, (electronic resource)

The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez, Rudy Ruiz, (electronic resource)

Label
The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez
Title
The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez
Statement of responsibility
Rudy Ruiz
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1950s, tensions remain high in the border town of La Frontera. Penny loafers and sneakers clash with boots and huaraches. Bowling shirts and leather jackets compete with guayaberas. Convertibles fend with motorcycles. Yet amidst the discord, young love blooms at first sight between Fulgencio Ramirez, the son of impoverished immigrants, and Carolina Mendelssohn, the local pharmacist's daughter. But as they'll soon find out, their bonds will be undone by a force more powerful than they could have known. Thirty years after their first fateful encounter, Fulgencio Ramirez, RPh, is conducting his daily ritual of reading the local obituaries in his cramped pharmacy office. After nearly a quarter of a century of waiting, Fulgencio sees the news he's been hoping for: his nemesis, the husband of Carolina Mendelssohn, has died. A work of magical realism, The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez weaves together the past and present as Fulgencio strives to succeed in America, break a mystical family curse, and win back Carolina's love after their doomed youthful romance. Through enchanting language and meditations about the porous nature of borders--cultural, geographic, and otherworldly--The Resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez offers a vision of how the past has divided us, and how the future could unite us. A San Antonio Express News Editor's Pick of the Month
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruiz, Rudy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.U557
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of immigrants
  • Mexican Americans
  • First loves
  • Man-woman relationships
Label
The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez, Rudy Ruiz, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781982604639
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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2d2e4412-ca32-46b0-be74-995500aa9838
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1197077472
Label
The resurrection of Fulgencio Ramirez, Rudy Ruiz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781982604639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2d2e4412-ca32-46b0-be74-995500aa9838
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1197077472

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