The Resource Everyone knows you go home, Natalia Sylvester

Everyone knows you go home, Natalia Sylvester

Label
Everyone knows you go home
Title
Everyone knows you go home
Statement of responsibility
Natalia Sylvester
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first time Isabel meets her father-in-law, Omar, he's already dead--an apparition appearing uninvited on her wedding day. Her husband, Martin, still unforgiving for having been abandoned by his father years ago, confesses that he never knew the old man had died. So Omar asks Isabel for the impossible: persuade Omar's family--especially his wife, Elda--to let him redeem himself. Isabel and Martin settle into married life in a Texas border town, and Omar returns each year on the celebratory Day of the Dead. Every year Isabel listens, but to the aggrieved Martin and Elda, Omar's spirit remains invisible. Through his visits, Isabel gains insight into not just the truth about his disappearance and her husband's childhood but also the ways grief can eat away at love. When Martin's teenage nephew crosses the Mexican border and takes refuge in Isabel and Martin's home, questions about past and future homes, borders, and belonging arise that may finally lead to forgiveness--and alter all their lives forever
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Sylvester, Natalia
Dewey number
863/.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican American families
  • Immigrants
  • Spirits
  • Texas
  • Mexican Americans
  • Family life
Label
Everyone knows you go home, Natalia Sylvester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989057295
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781542046367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0020892427
  • (OCoLC)989057295
Label
Everyone knows you go home, Natalia Sylvester
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn989057295
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781542046367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0020892427
  • (OCoLC)989057295

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