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Magical realism for non-believers : a memoir of finding family

Author: Anika Fajardo
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Magical Realism for Non-Believers is set against the backdrops of Colombia and the United States (particularly Minneapolis) of the mid-1990s, and flashes back to the unsettled freedoms of the 1970s. It's the story of a half-Colombian, half-Minnesotan exploring her past and discovering her future, taking readers on a journey from the US to Fajardo's birthplace in Colombia and the discovery of a half-brother she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fajardo, Anika, author.
Magical realism for non-believers
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018049197
Named Person: Anika Fajardo; Anika Fajardo
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anika Fajardo
ISBN: 9781517906863 1517906865
OCLC Number: 1055830369
Description: 194 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Anika Fajardo.

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"Magical Realism for Non-Believers is set against the backdrops of Colombia and the United States (particularly Minneapolis) of the mid-1990s, and flashes back to the unsettled freedoms of the 1970s. It's the story of a half-Colombian, half-Minnesotan exploring her past and discovering her future, taking readers on a journey from the US to Fajardo's birthplace in Colombia and the discovery of a half-brother she never knew existed, to the creation of her own family in Minneapolis"--

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