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River Beyond the World, JANET PEERY

Author:    JANET PEERY

Title:   River Beyond the World

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    St Martins Pr Special October 1997

ISBN Number:    0312169868 / 9780312169862

Seller ID:   20081024148896

Luisa Cantu is a girl from a Sierra Madre mountain village. After being impregnated in a fertility ritual of ancient ofigin, she leaves Mexico to work in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas as a housemaid for Mrs. Eddie Hatch, a woman with a strong will and a narrow worldview. Their complex relationship-by turns mystical and pragmnatic, serious and comic-reveals the many ways human beings can wound one another, the nautre of love and sacrifice, and the possibility of forgiveness. "The River Beyond the World "is a 1996 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction.

Price = 7.50 USD

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