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The Resurreccion of Vida

Nicole Sconiers

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Title: The Resurreccion of Vida

Publisher: iUniverse

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Paperback. 406 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 1.1in.Lovely Lofty Loco As a black entertainment writer in Los Angeles, Vida Donnevan is plagued by insecurity and feelings of invisibility. The pressure of the velvet rope sends her on routine excursions to the emergency room because shes convinced that shes having a heart attack-once a week. Vida fears she wont see her thirtieth birthday, until she meets John Marques, a militant Mexican poet who breathes life into her glitterati world. Hes into picket lines; shes into picket fences. They bond over poetry and a marginalized existence. During their relationship, Vida sheds her fashionista demeanor and adopts a more radical lifestyle. But on her journey from Fendi to Fanon, a heartbreaking revelation threatens to shatter her newfound confidence and freedom. The Resurreccin of Vida crosses racial and cultural borders, and is the story of love and liberation. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595383597

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Synopsis: Lovely.Lofty. Loco?

As a black entertainment writer in Los Angeles, Vida Donnevan is plagued by insecurity and feelings of invisibility. The pressure of the velvet rope sends her on routine excursions to the emergency room because she's convinced that she's having a heart attack-once a week. Vida fears she won't see her thirtieth birthday, until she meets John Marques, a militant Mexican poet who breathes life into her glitterati world. He's into picket lines; she's into picket fences. They bond over poetry and a marginalized existence.

During their relationship, Vida sheds her fashionista demeanor and adopts a more radical lifestyle. But on her journey from Fendi to Fanon, a heartbreaking revelation threatens to shatter her newfound confidence and freedom.

The Resurrección of Vida crosses racial and cultural borders, and is the story of love and liberation.

About the Author: Nicole D. Sconiers is a screenwriter and poet living in the sunny jungle of Los Angeles. She is the author of California Schemin?: The Black Woman?s Guide to Surviving in LA, which tackles the obstacles that many women of color face in La La Land: casting couches, fake hair woes and a culture obsessed with body image.The Hampton University graduate has been interviewed on KKBT The Beat, ?The Literary Review? on WDAS in Philadelphia and the nationally broadcast entertainment journal Radioscope. Ms. Sconiers spends her spare time mentoring children and discovering new vegan restaurants in Los Angeles.

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