Of women and salt
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New York : Flatiron Books, 2021.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
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207 pages ; 22 cm
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Incline Village Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION GARCIA 2021
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Downtown Reno Library - Adult FictionFICTION GARCIA 2021Checked OutMarch 1, 2023
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"A sweeping, masterful debut about a daughter's fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own past, and a family legacy that begins in Cuba before either of them were born. In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained by ICE. Carmen, still wrestling with the trauma of displacement, must process her difficult relationship with her own mother while trying to raise a wayward Jeanette. Steadfast in her quest for understanding, Jeanette travels to Cuba to see her grandmother and reckon with secrets from the past destined to erupt. From 19th-century cigar factories to present-day detention centers, from Cuba to Mexico, Of Women and Salt is a kaleidoscopic portrait of betrayals-personal and political, self-inflicted and those done by others-that have shaped the lives of these extraordinary women. A haunting meditation on the choices of mothers, the legacy of the memories they carry, and the tenacity of women who choose to tell their stories despite those who wish to silence them, this is more than a diaspora story; it is a story of America's most tangled, honest, human roots"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Garcia, G. (2021). Of women and salt (First U.S. edition.). Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Garcia, Gabriela, 1984-. 2021. Of Women and Salt. New York: Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Garcia, Gabriela, 1984-. Of Women and Salt New York: Flatiron Books, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Garcia, Gabriela. Of Women and Salt First U.S. edition., Flatiron Books, 2021.

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