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The mortifications : a novel, Derek Palacio

Label
The mortifications : a novel
Title
The mortifications
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Derek Palacio
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boat-lift. Uxbal Encarnación--father, husband, political insurgent--refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland. His wife Soledad takes young Isabel and Ulises hostage and flees with them to America, leaving behind Uxbal for the promise of a better life. But instead of settling with fellow Cuban immigrants in Miami's familiar heat, Soledad pushes further north into the stark, wintry landscape of Hartford, Connecticut. There, in the long shadow of their estranged patriarch, now just a distant memory, the exiled mother and her children begin a process of growth and transformation
Summary
Conflicting political ideals, culture clashes, spiritual crises and divided passions challenge a Cuban-American family over multiple generations at the turn of the 21st century
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528894
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
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Palacio, Derek
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.A3384
LC item number
M67 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cubans
  • Mariel Boatlift, 1980
  • Immigrants
  • Separated parents
  • Hartford (Conn.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The mortifications : a novel, Derek Palacio
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781101905692
Lccn
2015040881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 928750722
  • (OCoLC)928750722
Label
The mortifications : a novel, Derek Palacio
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781101905692
Lccn
2015040881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 928750722
  • (OCoLC)928750722

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