Mother Tongue

It is a great beauty of a book, and I am so proud of you for standing with and for the disappeared. A sister, a lover, a witness. --Alice Walker Mary is nineteen and living alone in Albuquerque. Adrift in the wake of her mother's death, she longs for something meaningful to take her over. Then Jos? Luis enters her life. A refugee from El Salvador and its bloody civil war, Jos? has been smuggled to the United States as part of the sanctuary movement. Mary cannot help but fall in love with the movement and the man. And little by little, she begins to reveal to Jos? Luis the part of herself she has never known. . . . *This book may have remainder mark*

Product Overview
ISBN 9780345416568
Categories BX, Fic20, Fiction, Romance, Whateversary
Author(s) Demetria Mart?nez
Publisher One World/Ballantine
Pages 208
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.7cm x 1.5cm x 19cm
Weight 0.36 kg
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