What Night Brings (Working Classics)

What Night Brings (Working Classics) Author Carla Trujillo
ISBN-10 1880684942
ISBN-13 9781880684948
Year 2003-04-01
Pages 242
Language English
Publisher Curbstone Books
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What Night Brings focuses on a Chicano working class family living in California during the 1960s Marci smart feisty and funny tells the story with the wisdom of someone twice her age as she determines to defy her family and God in order to find her identity sexuality and freedom Carla Trujillo s What Night Brings puts one more wonderful Latina novelist on the must read list right up there beside Sandra Cisneros Julia Alvarez and Cristina Garcia This moving story told in the completely convincing voice of its young protagonist explores living with domestic abuse and longing for the maternal protection that always fails to materialize We touch the mysteries of religion in a child s life and are completely captivated by a young girl s budding lesbian identity Character and situation building are exemplary yet we are hit hard when the book takes its final turn What Night Brings is a page turner that lingers long after the last page has been turned Margaret Randall A story that is at once heartbreaking and hilarious beautifully told by a wise and wise cracking young girl Sandra Cisneros

What Night Brings

What Night Brings Author Carla Trujillo
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173011768578
Release 2003-04-01
Pages 242

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