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The Resource Caramelo, o, Puro cuento, Sandra Cisneros ; traducido por Liliana Valenzuela

Caramelo, o, Puro cuento, Sandra Cisneros ; traducido por Liliana Valenzuela

Label
Caramelo, o, Puro cuento
Title
Caramelo, o, Puro cuento
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Cisneros ; traducido por Liliana Valenzuela
Title variation
  • Caramelo
  • Puro cuento
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
"Lala Reyes' grandmother is descended from a family of renowned rebozo, or shawl, makers. The striped caramelo rebozo is the most beautiful of all, and the one that makes its way, like the family history it has come to represent, into Lala's possession. The novel opens with the Reyes' annual car trip-a caravan overflowing with children, laughter, and quarrels-from Chicago to "the other side": Mexico City. It is there, each year, that Lala hears her family's stories, separating the truth from the "healthy lies" that have ricocheted from one generation to the next. We travel from the Mexico City that was the "Paris of the New World" to the music-filled streets of Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties-and, finally, to Lala's own difficult adolescence in the not-quite-promised land of San Antonio, Texas."--Baileys' Womens Prize for Fiction
Member of
Summary
During her family's annual car trip from Chicago to Mexico City, Lala Reyes listens to stories about her family, including her grandmother, the descendant of a renowned dynasty of shawl makers, whose magnificent striped shawl has come into Lala's possession
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069012
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Language note
In Spanish
LC call number
PS3553.I78
LC item number
C3718 2002
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Caramelo, o, Puro cuento, Sandra Cisneros ; traducido por Liliana Valenzuela
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm50235119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1. ed.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9780375415098
Lccn
2002073194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)50235119
Label
Caramelo, o, Puro cuento, Sandra Cisneros ; traducido por Liliana Valenzuela
Link
Publication
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
ocm50235119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1. ed.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9780375415098
Lccn
2002073194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)50235119

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