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Homeland : A Novel

Mazza, Cris

ISBN 10: 1888996714 / ISBN 13: 9781888996715
Editorial: Red Hen Press, 2004
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Cris Mazza is a super-realist. She captures in the family portrait, HOMELAND, what Cuck Close does in his gigantic paintings-overly realized likenesses made from millions of abstract pixils. Mazza makes believable maps more detailed than the things they represent." This book has 259 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 029354

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Título: Homeland : A Novel

Editorial: Red Hen Press

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Pictorial Softcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition

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A versatile and probing novelist, Mazza is at her clarion best in this riveting improvisation on the lost world chronicled in her memoir, Indigenous: Growing Up Californian (2003). Ronnie works in the geriatric hospital in which her stroke-afflicted father lives, but Medicare patients such as he are being forced to leave, and she decides that now is the time to attend to some mysterious, unfinished business involving the remains of her brother and mother, whose shocking deaths have so cruelly oppressed her. But their odd quest is interrupted by a pack of violent suburban teens. Rescued by a handsome and enigmatic migrant worker advocate, Ronnie and her father follow his lead and seek shelter deep in the canyons. As they struggle to survive, their tragic past unfolds in vivid flashbacks, and Mazza's mythic and mesmerizing tale charts the cruel paradoxes inherent in migrant workers' lives.

About the Author:

The author of nine previous novels and collections of stories, Cris Mazza is also author of a memoir, Indigenous: Growing Up Californian, and was co-editor of Chick-Lit and Chick-Lit 2, anthologies of women’s fiction that challenge readers’ expectations of feminist and postfeminist literature. A native of Southern California, Mazza grew up in San Diego County. She currently lives outside Chicago and is a professor in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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