Family lore : a novel
(Large Print)

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[Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, 2023.
Format
Large Print
Edition
Large print edition.
ISBN
9798885790925
Physical Desc
513 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Status
Manchester City Library - Large Print Books - New Large Print
LP ACEVEDO, E.
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Published
[Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, 2023.
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9798885790925

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"Sisters Matilde, Pastora, Camila, and Flor thought they knew each other well, until Flor--inspired by a documentary her daughter Ona made her watch--decides she wants a living wake, a party to bring her family and community together and celebrate the long life she's led, while she's still around to enjoy it. She's not ill, as far as anybody knows, but Flor does have a gift: she can predict, to the day, when someone will die. Has she foreseen her own death, or someone else's, or does she have other motives? She refuses to say. But Flor isn't the only person with secrets. Matilde has tried for decades to cover the extent of her husband's infidelity, but she now must confront the true state of her marriage. Pastora is typically the most reserved sister, but Flor's wake motivates this driven woman to attempt to solve her sibling's problems. And the next generation, cousins Ona and Yadi, face tumult of their own: Yadi, reuniting with her first love, who was imprisoned when they were both still kids; and Ona, married for years and attempting to conceive. Ona must decide whether it's worth it to keep trying-in having a child, and in the anthropology research that's begun to feel lackluster. Spanning the three days prior to the wake, FAMILY LORE traces the lives of each of the Marte women, weaving together past and present, the Dominican Republic and New York City. Told with Elizabeth Acevedo's inimitable voice, this is an indelible portrait of sisters and cousins, aunts and nieces--one family's journey through their history helping them better navigate all that is to come"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Acevedo, E. (2023). Family lore: a novel (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Acevedo, Elizabeth. 2023. Family Lore: A Novel. Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Acevedo, Elizabeth. Family Lore: A Novel Thorndike Press, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Acevedo, Elizabeth. Family Lore: A Novel Large print edition., Thorndike Press, 2023.

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