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Song of the Water Saints

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ISBN-10: 1400030048

ISBN-13: 9781400030040

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nelly Rosario

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Esta novela vibrante y provocativa explora los sueños y las luchas de tres generaciones de mujeres dominicanas. Graciela, nacida en las cercanías de Santo Domingo al final del siglo diecinueve, es una aventurera testaruda que se cria durante la ocupación de los Estados Unidos. Demasiada pobre para viajar mas allá de su imaginación y frustrada con la monotonía de su vida, se ve afectada en sus relaciones amorosas y en su relación con su hija Mercedes. Mercedes, abandonada a los trece años por Graciela, acude a la religión como consuelo, y después de manejar una tienda durante la dictadura de Trujillo, emigra a Nueva York con su esposo y con su nieta, Leila. Leila hereda la inquietud…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440

Nelly Rosario was born in the Dominican Republic & raised in Brooklyn, New York. She earned a Bachelor's in engineering from MIT & an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. She has received numerous awards including a 1999 Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Fellowship, The Bronx Writers' Center Van Lier Literary Fellowship for 1999-2000, two National Arts Club Writing Fellowships, the 1997 Huston/Wright Award in Fiction & most recently she has been chosen as a "Writer on the Verge" by the Village Voice Literary Supplement for 2001. Rosario is published in the anthology Becoming American (Hyperion, 2000).