Part 1 pp. 1 - 42* Loreto, an old Yaqui Indian, washes cars for money but suffers hunger and aching limbs. * He runs into a wealthy couple on their way to church. The man made is money from corrupt politics and pimping his wife. * The wife is a former prostitute. * The couple feigns being good Christians but Loreto is proud and declines their charity. * Another day Loreto runs into Malguerida, whose name means the unloved. She is pretty but bitter and friendless because she was a whore. * For three days Loreto has no food because young boys take over his spot on the street . * He decided to wash Tony Baba's car without asking and gets 25 cents. * Tony Baba is a gringo with a string of restaurants he inherited from his grandmother who hired illegal immigrants for low pay. * Tony Baba is married to a frigid woman who loves money and her...
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