A Place Where The Sea Remembers
ISBN 10: 0606300031 / 0-606-30003-1
ISBN 13: 9780606300032
Publisher: Demco Media
Publication Date: 2004
About this title:
Winner, Discover Great New Writers Award. Winner, Minnesota Book Award for Fiction. "Profound.... a quietly stunning work that leaves soft tracks in the heart."-- The Washington Post BookWorld "Merits placement beside some of the mesmerizing new literature with its roots in Latin America."-- The New York Times Book Review
From the Publisher:
Winner of the Minnesota Book Award for Fiction Winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award for Fiction Member of the National Writer's Voice Project Finalist Los Angeles Times Book Award
In A Place Where the Sea Remembers, Sandra Benitez invites us into a mesmerizing world filled with, love and betrayal, tragedy and hope. This rich and bewitching story is a bittersweet portrait of the people in Santiago, a Mexican village by the sea. Chayo, the flower seller, and her husband Candelario, the salad maker, are finally blessed with the child they thought they would never have. Their cause for happiness, however, triggers a chain of events that impact the lives of everyone in their world.
The hopes, triumphs, failures, and shortcomings of the novel's enchanting array of characters create a graceful picture of life that is both a universal portrait and an insider's look at life in Latin America.
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