Baseball in April and Other Stories - The No-Guitar Blues Summary & Analysis

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The No-Guitar Blues Summary

In The No-Guitar Blues, Fausto, a young Hispanic boy, watches television and sees Los Lobos playing rock and roll on a program. At that moment, he is inspired to become a guitar player in a rock and roll band. His parents are fairly well off but do not have surplus funds for things like guitars so Fausto decides to do odd jobs to earn money so he can buy his own guitar. After a few hours however, Fausto has earned only a quarter. Then he finds a dog named Roger who appears to be lost. Fausto checks the dog's tags and returns him to his owners who live in a rich part of town. Fausto slightly embellishes the story of finding the dog, stating he recovered the dog near a dangerous roadway in the hope that the owners will offer a large reward...

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