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Vida free pdf Fresh, accomplished, and fearless, "Vida" marks the debut of Patricia Engel, a young author of immense talent and promise. "Vida" follows a single narrator, Sabina, as she navigates her shifting identity as a daughter of the Colombian diaspora and struggles to find her place within and beyond the net of her strong, protective, but embattled family. In Lucho, Sabina s familyalready foreigners in a town of blancos is shunned by the community when a relative commits an unspeakable act of violence, but she is in turn befriended by the town bad boy who has a secret of his own- in Desaliento, Sabina surrounds herself with other young drifters who spend their time looking for love and then fleeing from ituntil reality catches up with one of them- and in Vida, the urgency of Sabina s self-imposed exile in Miami fades when she meets an enigmatic Colombian woman with a tragic past. Patricia Engel maps landscapes both actual and interior in this stunning debut, and the constant throughout is Sabinaserious, witty, alternately cautious and reckless, open to transformation yet skeptical of its lasting power. Infused by a hard-won, edgy wisdom, "Vida" introduces a sensational new literary voice."

About Patricia Engel

Patricia Engel's debut, "Vida," was a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Fiction Award, Young Lions Fiction Award, winner of a Florida Book Award and Independent Publisher Book Award, and named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Barnes

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Author : Patricia Engel
Publisher : Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Data Published : 23 September 2010
ISBN : 0802170781
EAN : 9780802170781
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 182 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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