The World in Half

The World in Half

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Now in paperback, the qbeautifulq (Chicago Sun-Times) novel from the prizewinning author of Come Together, Fall Apart. Miraflores never knew her father, and never thought he wanted to know her. But when she returns to the Chicago suburb where she grew up to care for her ailing mother, she discovers that her mother and father were greatly in love, and that her father had wanted a daughter more than she could have imagined. Now, Miraflores secretly plots a trip to Panama, in search of the man she hopes can heal her mother-and who can help her find the pieces of her own identity. What she finds is unexpected, exhilarating, and holds the power to change the course of her life.Then she composes herself and, with her fingertips clinging to her chin, asks, a€œ Your name?a€ a€œMiraflores, a€ I say. a€œMay we come in ... he ignores me. He wona#39;t acknowledge how bizarre this is, like I want him to. ... a€œYou speak Spanish?a€ She looksanbsp;...

Title:The World in Half
Author:Cristina Henriquez
Publisher:Penguin - 2009-04-02


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