Island of Bones

Island of Bones

Essays

eBook - 2012
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What is "identity" when you're a girl adopted as an infant by a Cuban American family of Jehovah's Witnesses? The answer isn't easy. You won't find it in books. And you certainly won't find it in the neighborhood. This is just the beginning of Joy Castro's unmoored life of searching and striving that she's turned to account with literary alchemy in Island of Bones. In personal essays that plumb the depths of not-belonging, Castro takes the all-too-raw materials of her adolescence and young adulthood and views them through the prism of time. The result is an exquisitely rendered, richly detaile.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780803271449
0803271441
0803271425
9780803271425
Characteristics: 1 online resource (132 pages)

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