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ISBN-10: 1931896054
ISBN-13: 9781931896054
Publisher: Curbstone Press
Publish Date: 04/01/2004
Dimensions: 8.64" L, 5.50" W, 1.03" H

The Fifth Sun

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Price: $18.95

Overview

Winner of the 3rd Annual Miguel Marmol Prize from Curbstone Press, Mary Helen Lagasse’s The Fifth Sun is an inspiring story of an immigrant who struggles valiantly for a better life for herself and her family. The young Mexican woman, Mercedes, leaves her village to work as a housemaid in New Orleans. This fast-paced novel takes her through her adventures in New Orleans, her marriage, her struggle to raise her children, her deportation, and her attempt to re-cross the river and be reunited with her children.

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"We share in the struggle of Mercedes Vasconcelos of Jesse and Manuela, as well who leave their birthplace in search of another life. This is a must read a journey of self-knowledge and heroism told in lyrical prose."
Shirley Ann Grau, author of"Keepers of the House"(1993 Pulitzer Prize winner)"
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Details

ISBN-10: 1931896054
ISBN-13: 9781931896054
Publisher: Curbstone Press
Publish Date: 04/01/2004
Dimensions: 8.64" L, 5.50" W, 1.03" H
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