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7 edition of Once Upon a Quinceanera found in the catalog.

Once Upon a Quinceanera

Coming of Age in the USA

by Julia Alvarez

  • 162 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Audio .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages7
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7362069M
ISBN 100143142194
ISBN 109780143142195
OCLC/WorldCa163098089

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Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a “phenomenal, indispensable” (USA Today) exploration of the Latina “sweet fifteen” celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies.

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