Chronicles Of A Luchador

ISBN-10: 1558859314
ISBN-13: 9781558859319
Author: Villareal, Ray
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Arte Publico Press

Publication Date: October 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 250

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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 820L

BISAC Subjects


YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino *

The young man knows he would be a natural at professional wrestling, and with his father's help he might even reach the same level of fame and success. But the Angel of Death, retired from the ACW and running a wrestling promotion and school, refuses to train his son for fear he will choose sports entertainment over a college degree. Jesse decides that once he gets settled at UT, he's going to look for another place to wrestle. To keep his father from finding out, he'll promote himself as a masked luchador from Oaxaca, Mexico, named M.scara de la Muerte. When no one will hire him, Jesse reluctantly considers joining a lucha libre organization, even though he doesn't speak Spanish. Will the fans and his fellow wrestlers see him as a luchador-or just a gringo with a mask?
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