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"Narrates lives of several generations of a wealthy island family and how their social world contrasts with that of less-privileged Puerto Ricans, including those who are black or racially mixed. Female characterizations are always important in Ferrâe's narratives as women face lingering patriarchal values and search for their own survival strategies. The house near the lagoon serves as the main stage where some of the conflicts and contradictions of Puerto Rican society are carried out or revealed"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
Posted November 26, 2008
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