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Letourneau"s Used Auto Parts

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Published by Ticknor & Fields in New York .
Written in English



  • Maine


  • Automobile wrecking and used parts industry -- Maine -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementCarolyn Chute.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H87 L48 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2526985M
ISBN 100899195008
LC Control Number88002210

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In Letourneau's Used Auto Parts, Chute continues to tell the story of the very poor of western Maine. This book, even more than The Beans truly evokes the world of the poor, the desperate, and the struggling; as well as their small but important joys and victories. This book truly opened my eyes to what is important in life.5/5(4). Letourneau’s Used Auto Parts is a funny and engaging exploration of the lives of people living at the bottom of the socioeconomic heap. I read this book once before and fondly remembered it enough through the years to go back and read it again. Title: Letourneau's used auto parts: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Chute C: Call Number: PSH87 L48   Everyone in LETOURNEAU’S USED AUTO PARTS seems to be screaming: E. Blackstone Babbidge silences his pack of bony, abused dogs; Big Lucien’s current wife, the lavender-eyed Karen, shrieks at her unmanageable children; Big Lucien himself terrifies the family with his cries during his seizures; and even the trees in this taut story scream.

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