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The meaning of Consuelo : a novel

Author: Judith Ortiz Cofer
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux ; Godalming : Melia, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Consuelo-the pensive, book-loving daughter, notices a disturbing changer in her little sister Mili-The beautiful ray of tropical sunshine, Consuelo must decide if she will rise to the occasion and fulfill the expectation of her family and culture or risk becoming an outsider, in a funny and startling novel with a strong Latina spirit.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ortiz Cofer
ISBN: 0374205094 9780374205096
OCLC Number: 59327979
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ortiz Cofer.

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When Consuelo - the pensive, book-loving daughter - notices a change in her little sister Milli - the beautiful ray of tropical sunshine - Consuelo must decide if she will rise to the occasion and  Read more...

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A Puerto Rican girl negotiates her own terms of survival in this fierce and funny novel by "a writer of authentic gifts, with a genuine and important story to tell." --"The New York Times"

 
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