Dark Dude (Compact Disc)

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“Rico doesn't feel like he fits in too well in New York City. He's a Cuban boy who looks and sounds white, his mother nags him and his father drinks too much. Running away to Wisconsin, Rico finds that he hasn't managed to leave behind all the jerks or all the questions. However, he does find a community of teens, all dealing with issues of race, imperfect families, and how to use their talents to make a future.”
— Julie Leonard, Troubadour Books, Boulder, CO

About the Author

Oscar Hijuelos (1951 2013) wasa recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the Rome Prize, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He was also nominated for the National Book Award.

Armando Duran has appeared in films, television, and regional theaters throughout the West Coast. For the last decade he has been a member of the resident acting company at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In 2009 he was named by "AudioFile "as Best Voice in Biography and History for his narration of "Che Guevara". A native Californian, he divides his time between Los Angeles and Ashland, Oregon.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781433251115
ISBN-10: 1433251116
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: November 2008
Pages: 7
Language: English