Unfamous Men Jeff Gomez

Unfamous Men

Author: Jeff Gomez
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Book Title
Unfamous Men
Author
Jeff Gomez
ISBN
9781733112802
A new retelling of the classic novelInspired by Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck's timeless tale of Depression-era friendship, Unfamous Men chronicles a different group of doomed dreamers: Mexican fruit pickers in Southern California in the years following World War II. Tom s, a small man with a weakness for women and gambling, is constantly getting into trouble. Juanito, on the other hand, is a gentle giant with limited emotional intelligence who craves only quiet.They're on their way to Los Angeles to live with Juanito's uncle, but first they need to earn money at a ranch near Ventura. Complicating matters is the fact that Tom s has caught the eye of both Dallas, the ranch owner's son, and Celedonia, Dallas's Mexican wife who used to work on the ranch. There's also Santos, the wise field boss and Custodio, a young Bracero disillusioned about life in America.Over the span of just a few days, these characters collide in a way that ends in betrayal and death--but not in the way you might think.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Jeff GomezPublisher: Harrow BooksPublished: 11/12/2019ISBN: 9781733112802Pages: 154Weight: 0.33lbsSize: 7.00h x 5.00w x 0.36dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2019Foreword 10/26/2019

A new retelling of the classic novel

Inspired by Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck's timeless tale of Depression-era friendship, Unfamous Men chronicles a different group of doomed dreamers: Mexican fruit pickers in Southern California in the years following World War II.

Tom s, a small man with a weakness for women and gambling, is constantly getting into trouble. Juanito, on the other hand, is a gentle giant with limited emotional intelligence who craves only quiet.

They're on their way to Los Angeles to live with Juanito's uncle, but first they need to earn money at a ranch near Ventura. Complicating matters is the fact that Tom s has caught the eye of both Dallas, the ranch owner's son, and Celedonia, Dallas's Mexican wife who used to work on the ranch. There's also Santos, the wise field boss and Custodio, a young Bracero disillusioned about life in America.

Over the span of just a few days, these characters collide in a way that ends in betrayal and death--but not in the way you might think.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jeff Gomez
Publisher: Harrow Books
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9781733112802
Pages: 154
Weight: 0.33lbs
Size: 7.00h x 5.00w x 0.36d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2019
Foreword 10/26/2019

A new retelling of the classic novel

Inspired by Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck's timeless tale of Depression-era friendship, Unfamous Men chronicles a different group of doomed dreamers: Mexican fruit pickers in Southern California in the years following World War II.

Tom s, a small man with a weakness for women and gambling, is constantly getting into trouble. Juanito, on the other hand, is a gentle giant with limited emotional intelligence who craves only quiet.

They're on their way to Los Angeles to live with Juanito's uncle, but first they need to earn money at a ranch near Ventura. Complicating matters is the fact that Tom s has caught the eye of both Dallas, the ranch owner's son, and Celedonia, Dallas's Mexican wife who used to work on the ranch. There's also Santos, the wise field boss and Custodio, a young Bracero disillusioned about life in America.

Over the span of just a few days, these characters collide in a way that ends in betrayal and death--but not in the way you might think.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jeff Gomez
Publisher: Harrow Books
Published: 11/12/2019
ISBN: 9781733112802
Pages: 154
Weight: 0.33lbs
Size: 7.00h x 5.00w x 0.36d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2019
Foreword 10/26/2019