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Have You Seen Luis Velez?

(2019)
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From New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a moving novel about two strangers who find that kindness is a powerful antidote to fear.

Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he's tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who's introduced herself with a curious question: Have you seen Luis Velez?

Mildred Gutermann, a German Jew who narrowly escaped the Holocaust, has been alone since her caretaker disappeared. She turns to Raymond for help, and as he tries to track Luis down, a deep and unexpected friendship blossoms between the two.

Despondent at the loss of Luis, Mildred isolates herself further from a neighborhood devolving into bigotry and fear. Determined not to let her give up, Raymond helps her see that for every terrible act the world delivers, there is a mirror image of deep kindness, and Mildred helps Raymond see that there's hope if you have someone to hold on to.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

December 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-64358-421-9 / 978-1-64358-421-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Platinum Spotlight Series
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Paperback Editions

May 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-5420-4236-4 / 978-1-5420-4236-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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Audio Editions

May 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-72137-835-9 / 978-1-72137-835-7
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-978668-81-3 / 978-1-978668-81-2
Publisher: Bolinda/Brilliance audio
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May 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
ISBN: 1-72137-836-7 / 978-1-72137-836-4
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Have You Seen Luis Velez?
Author(s): Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU