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Author Ríos, Alberto, author

Title A good map of all things : a picaresque novel / Alberto Álvaro Ríos
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xii, 233 pages)
Series Camino del sol: a latina/latino literary series
Camino del sol.
Contents Cover -- Praise for Alberto Álvaro Ríos -- Other Books by Alberto Álvaro Ríos -- Series Information -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- The Business Card -- 1. Dr. Bartolomeo's Cure -- The Newspaper Story -- 2. Lent and Given -- The Marriage Certificate -- 3. Butter, Oranges, and Pink Coconut Candy -- The Poem -- 4. A Century of Tears -- The Prayer -- 5. The Asterisk Company -- The Obituary, the Proclamation of a Death -- 6. The Night Miguel Torres Died -- The Song on the Radio -- 7. Two Small Crimes -- Civil Registration -- 8. Ten Seconds in Two Lives -- The Map -- 9. Bernardo's Corrido -- The Green Card -- 10. One Tuesday in the Early Afternoon -- The Bill -- 11. Licenciado Ubaldo Dos Santos, at Your Service -- The Birth Certificate -- 12. Curandera -- The Photograph -- 13. The History of History -- The Telegram -- 14. The Five Visits of Archbishop Oswaldo Calderón -- The Letter -- About the Author
Summary "In Alberto Ríos's new picaresque novel, momentous adventure and quiet connection bring twenty people to life in a small town in northern Mexico. A Good Map of All Things is home to characters whose lives are interwoven but whose stories are their own. Whether your heart belongs to a small town in Mexico or a bustling metropolis, Alberto Ríos has crafted a book overflowing with comfort, humor, warmth, and the familiar embrace of a tightly woven community"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 25, 2020)
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Cities and towns -- Mexico -- Fiction
FICTION -- General.
Cities and towns
Interpersonal relations
Genre/Form Fiction
Picaresque fiction
Picaresque fiction.
Romans picaresques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780816542055