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  • Tortuga: A Novel
    University of New Mexico Press, Paperback, 2004
  • TORTUGA
    University of New Mexico Press, Paperback, 2000
  • Tortuga
    U of New Mexico Press, Paperback, 1995
  • TORTUGA
    UNIV. NM, Paperback, 1992
  • Tortuga: A Novel
    University of New Mexico Press, Paperback, 1988
  • Tortuga
    Editorial Justa, Paperback, 1982
  • Tortuga
    Editorial Justa Publications, Paperback, 1979

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Tortuga: A Novel

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4 out of 5
Based on 91 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description


Rudolfo Anaya's personal journey to Tortuga began one desert-hot day when, as an adolescent, he and some friends were swimming in irrigation ditches. He dove in, sustaining an injury that put him in the hospital for an arduous period of time.

Tortuga is set in a hospital for crippled children and is based on Anaya's swimming accident. He explores the significance of pain and suf... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages206
ISBN-100826336248
ISBN-13978-0826336248
Publication Date08/30/2004
The Creators
About Rudolfo Anaya (Author) : Rudolfo Anaya is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Rudolfo Anaya include ChupaCabra and the Roswell UFO, Zia Summer, The First Tortilla: A ... more
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