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The Resource The weight of the heart, Susana Aikin

The weight of the heart, Susana Aikin

Label
The weight of the heart
Title
The weight of the heart
Statement of responsibility
Susana Aikin
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On a sweltering August day in Madrid, Anna, Julia, and Marion return to their childhood home. The once grand mansion, furnished with exotic objects and art that reflected the cultures of their English father and Spanish mother, once bustled with visitors. But since their father's death, all three sisters have been reluctant to go back, still feeling the weight of his domineering influence. Julia believes that before the house can sell, it needs to be cleared of negative energy, and she has planned a limpieza, or cleaning ritual. Marion, the oldest, fears what the ceremony might unleash. Anna, the youngest and most capable and ambitious of the trio, is skeptical of the Cuban santera hired by Julia. Still, she is wary of antagonizing her siblings, or of stirring up old resentment. But as the ceremony progresses, guilt and recrimination become impossible to ignore. And if there's a chance of bringing their house and their lives out of the shadows, it rests in the sisterhood, strength, and indomitable love that remains when the ghosts of the past surrender at last."--
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10892906
Cataloging source
CNB
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Aikin, Susana
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Sisters
  • Fathers
  • Families
  • Homecoming
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Madrid (Spain)
Target audience
adult
Label
The weight of the heart, Susana Aikin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781496725158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1156318234
  • (OCoLC)1156318234
Label
The weight of the heart, Susana Aikin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781496725158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1156318234
  • (OCoLC)1156318234

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