Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida Summary
Victor Martinez

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Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida Overview

Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida is an award-winning young adult novel by Victor Martinez. The novel's narrative is shaped through the eyes of the protagonist named Manny, a 14-year-old Mexican American boy living in the projects of Fresno, California with his brother, two sisters, and parents. As Manny tries to navigate through the conflicts within his world, he arrives at some decisions regarding which elements of life are the most important. Along this journey to discover his identity and his place within the world, the novel displays themes of racial and socioeconomic inequality, family bonds, and the struggle between shame and pride.

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