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La Perdida A self-proclaimed ''crunchy ethnic wannabe,'' Carla leaves the United States to explore her Latin American roots, but her expat experiment quickly...La PerdidaFiction A self-proclaimed ''crunchy ethnic wannabe,'' Carla leaves the United States to explore her Latin American roots, but her expat experiment quickly...2006-04-05Pantheon

La Perdida

Genre: Fiction; Author: Jessica Abel; Publisher: Pantheon

A self-proclaimed ”crunchy ethnic wannabe,” Carla leaves the United States to explore her Latin American roots, but her expat experiment quickly heads south.

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Jessica Abel brings the culture and chaos of Mexico City to life with expressive black-and-white illustrations and witty Spanglish dialogue.

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La Perdida is a sharp cautionary tale about the perils of shady friends and slippery cultural footing.

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