The Unlucky Mother of Aquiles Maldonado by T. C. Boyle audiobook

The Unlucky Mother of Aquiles Maldonado

By T. C. Boyle
Read by T. C. Boyle

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This short story from the collection Wild Child was originally published in Playboy. Marita Vallalba is revered in her Venezuelan village, and not just because her son, Aquiles Maldonado, is a big league baseball player in the United States. In fact, it is because of her son and his multimillion-dollar contract that has been splashed across the Venezuelan newspapers that she is kidnapped and held for ransom. Upon returning home, Aquiles is advised against paying the ransom, but he is prepared to go to any lengths to get his mother back.

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This short story from the collection Wild Child was originally published in Playboy.

Marita Vallalba is revered in her Venezuelan village, and not just because her son, Aquiles Maldonado, is a big league baseball player in the United States. In fact, it is because of her son and his multimillion-dollar contract that has been splashed across the Venezuelan newspapers that she is kidnapped and held for ransom. Upon returning home, Aquiles is advised against paying the ransom, but he is prepared to go to any lengths to get his mother back.

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Author Bio: T. C. Boyle

Author Bio: T. C. Boyle

T. C. Boyle is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Drop City, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and World’s End, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award. He has also written numerous short-story collections. He lives near Santa Barbara, California.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English