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Night at the Fiestas: Stories

Night at the Fiestas: Stories


作者  /  Kirstin Valdez Quade

出版社 / W. W. NORTON & COMPANY, INC.

出版日期 / 2016/03/01

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$560

售價 / 9折, NT$ 504

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With intensity and emotional precision, Kirstin Valdez Quade's unforgettable stories plunge us into the fierce, troubled hearts of characters defined by the desire to escape the past or else to plumb its depths. The deadbeat father of a pregnant teenager tries to transform his life by playing the role of Jesus in a bloody penitential Passion. A young man discovers that his estranged father and a boa constrictor have been squatting in his grandmother s empty house. A lonely retiree new to Santa Fe becomes obsessed with her housekeeper. One girl attempts to uncover the mystery of her cousin's violent past, while another young woman finds herself at an impasse when she is asked to hear her priest's confession. Always hopeful, these stories chart the passions and obligations of family life, exploring themes of race, class, and coming-of-age, as Quade's characters protect, betray, wound, undermine, bolster, define, and, ultimately, save each other."







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681291054002
ISBN 13 /9780393352214
ISBN 10 /0393352218
EAN /9780393352214

頁數288
尺寸21.1X14.2CM
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文
成份


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