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Of Two Minds

Of Two Minds (Paperback)

By Author : Sylvia Madrigal 

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Of Two Minds Description

What happens when a seventeen-year-old Chicana from South Texas is dropped into the rarefied ambience of an Ivy League institution?

Emily D az has spent her whole life in two worlds. As a child of Mexican parents in South Texas, she had to maneuver the unruly terrain of two cultures, two economic classes, and two languages. At Yale, the discovery that she is in love with a woman sends her into a vortex of self-doubt that fragments her worlds even further. In Boston, she must face the divide between her outward heterosexual world and her internal emotional desires. Finally, she must risk destroying her relationship with her devoutly Mexican mother by telling the truth about who she is. But can she?

A wry, irreverent, warmhearted tale of self-discovery, "Of Two Minds" is a coming-of-age story about profound cultural shock, about unrequited love finally requited, and about fighting to become whole after a lifetime of living in incompatible worlds.

"Lyrical.poetic.authentic.precise.lush.vivid.beautifully written.a pleasure to read."
-"Participants of Voices of our Nation Arts Foundation/Voices Writing Workshops"

"A page-turner."
-"The author's brother, Ricardo"

Book Details

Title: Of Two Minds
Publisher: iUniverse
Author: Sylvia Madrigal
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0595356974
EAN: 9780595356973
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 112
Publish Date: 2005-8-9
Binding: Paperback
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to Restricted International (Books).

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