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The Resource Have you seen Luis Velez? : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde

Have you seen Luis Velez? : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde

Label
Have you seen Luis Velez? : a novel
Title
Have you seen Luis Velez?
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Ryan Hyde
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you seen Luis Velez? Mildred Gutermann, a German Jew who narrowly escaped the Holocaust, has been alone since her caretaker disappeared. She turns to Raymond for help, and as he tries to track Luis down, a deep and unexpected friendship blossoms between the two. Despondent at the loss of Luis, Mildred isolates herself further from a neighborhood devolving into bigotry and fear. Determined not to let her give up, Raymond helps her see that for every terrible act the world delivers, there is a mirror image of deep kindness, and Mildred helps Raymond see that there's hope if you have someone to hold on to."--Back cover
Summary
Two strangers—one a lonely boy and the other a Holocaust survivor—develop an unlikely friendship while trying to track down the woman’s missing caretaker
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781383
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hyde, Catherine Ryan,
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Older people
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Have you seen Luis Velez? : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes book club questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1082456730
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781542042369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Have you seen Luis Velez? : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publication
Note
Includes book club questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1082456730
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781542042369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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