The Resource Do they know I'm running? : a novel, David Corbett, (electronic resource)

Do they know I'm running? : a novel, David Corbett, (electronic resource)

Label
Do they know I'm running? : a novel
Title
Do they know I'm running?
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Corbett
Title variation
Do they know I am running?
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caught up in a scheme to smuggle his deported uncle back across the border, a young American must fight to save his family, himself, and the woman he loves At eighteen, Roque Montalvo is a gifted guitarist and a hit with women, but the rest of his life is a struggle. Orphaned at birth and scraping by in a rough Northern California town, he helps support his hardworking aunt and tends to his ex-marine brothera physical and emotional wreck after his tour in Iraq. Then, to make matters worse, his uncle gets snared in a workplace raid and federal immigration agents deport him back to El Salvador. When Montalvo's loose-cannon cousin, himself a former deportee, shows up unannounced, he draws Montalvo into a scheme to rescue his uncle and bring him back home. It's a perilous undertaking in the best of cases, now that gangs and organized crime control the smuggling routes, and the risk ratchets higher when Montalvo learns he'll be transporting not just his uncle, but also a Palestinian refugee and a young beauty destined for the clutches of a fierce Mexican crime boss. A gritty, realistic, and unforgettable adventure where all borders are tested, Do They Know I'm Running? tightropes the perilous line between menace and hope, danger and home
Summary
Coming of age in a California immigrant town, 18-year-old Roque is entreated by his war vet brother to retrieve his deported uncle, an effort that relies on dangerous gangs that control the path between El Salvador and the U.S. border
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345238
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
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Corbett, David
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Salvadorans
  • Immigrants
  • Human trafficking
  • Border crossing
Target audience
adult
Label
Do they know I'm running? : a novel, David Corbett, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11549714
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453289709
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549714
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Do they know I'm running? : a novel, David Corbett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549714
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453289709
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549714
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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