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The Resource The house of broken angels : a novel, Luis Alberto Urrea

The house of broken angels : a novel, Luis Alberto Urrea

Label
The house of broken angels : a novel
Title
The house of broken angels
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Luis Alberto Urrea
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his final days, beloved and ailing patriarch Miguel Angel De La Cruz, known affectionately as Big Angel, has summoned his entire clan for one last legendary birthday party. But as the party approaches, his mother, nearly one hundred, dies herself, leading to a farewell doubleheader. Across one bittersweet weekend in their San Diego neighborhood, the revelers mingle among the palm trees and cacti, celebrating the lives of Big Angel and his mother, and recounting the many tales that have passed into family lore, the acts both ordinary and heroic that brought them to a fraught and sublime country and allowed them to flourish in the land they have come to call home. The story of the De La Cruzes is the American story. This indelible portrait of a complex family reminds us of what it means to be the first generation and to live two lives across one border. Teeming with brilliance and humor, authentic at every turn, The House of Broken Angels is Luis Alberto Urrea at his best, and it cements his reputation as a storyteller of the first rank
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Urrea, Luis Alberto
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrant families
  • Families
  • Immigrants
Label
The house of broken angels : a novel, Luis Alberto Urrea
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky290388454
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 326 pages
Isbn
9780316154888
Lccn
2017952215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
jtv 02/18
Label
The house of broken angels : a novel, Luis Alberto Urrea
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky290388454
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 326 pages
Isbn
9780316154888
Lccn
2017952215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
jtv 02/18

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