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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Saenz (Benjamin Alire Sáenz)

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This book is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, or real locales are used fictitiously. Other names, characters, places, and incidents are products of the author’s imagination, and any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

Copyright © 2012 by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Book design by Chloë Foglia

The text for this book is set in Berling.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Sáenz, Benjamin Alire.

Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe/

Benjamin Alire Sáenz.—1st ed.

p. cm.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.

ISBN 978-1-4424-0892-0 (hardcover)

ISBN 978-1-4424-0894-4 (eBook)

[1. Coming of age—Fiction. 2. Families—Fiction.

3. Mexican-Americans—Fiction. 4. Friendship—Fiction.

5. Homosexuality—Fiction.] I. Title.

PZ7.S1273Ar 2012