Summary: "From the beloved author of Dominicana, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women's Prize Finalist, an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story. Write this down: Cara Romero wants to work. Cara Romero thought she would work at the factory of little lamps for the rest of her life. But when, in her mid-50s, she loses her job in the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRU
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Summary: Fifteen-year-old Ana Canción never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year's Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes...
Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRU
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRU
Contents: Tough de times (things getting tough) / (The Emperor) -- Mary / (Preacher Stephens with the Foree Wells Combo) -- Loose lips / (Percy Mayfield) -- No more for you / (Ethel Boswell) -- Hurry back baby / (Camille Howard) -- Caravan / (Chuz Alfred & His Combo) -- Alabama Sue / (Roy Gaines) -- Mambo mambo baby / (Paul Boyers Band) (feat. Pattie Parish) -- Calypso cha cha for spooks / (Monogram...
Format: sound recording-musical
Publisher / Publication Date: Jazzman Records 2017