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When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep by Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

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Published by Riverhead Hardcover .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hispanic American Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Guatemala,
  • Guatemalan American families,
  • Guatemalan Americans

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12434336M
ISBN 101594489548
ISBN 109781594489549

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In graceful prose, When the Ground Turns in its Sleep offers in narrative form an insider's look at the Guatemalan conflict, how it turned neighbors into enemies and ruined the lives of families. And in what might be the book's best asset, accomplished scholar and short-story writer Sellers-García evokes compassion as she describes historical.   Read "When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep" by Sylvia Sellers-Garcia available from Rakuten Kobo. The award-winning debut novel that?brings to mind the atmosphere and tension of Gabriel García Márquez.?(Katharine Web 4/5. When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep Sylvia Sellers-Garcia Riverhead Hardcover pages December The book begins with a deception. Nitido Aman, an American who was born in Guatemala, returns to the land he left at age three, determined to learn more about his father, who has recently died in the clutches of Alzheimer's Disease. Download Book When The Ground Turns In Its Sleep in PDF format. You can Read Online When The Ground Turns In Its Sleep here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. When The Ground Turns In Its Sleep Author: Sylvia Sellers-Garcia ISBN: Genre: Fiction File Size: 4 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs.

When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep Sylvia Sellers-Garcia, Author. Riverhead $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. As Sellers-García’s rich debut opens in , Nítido Amán is. Nítido Amán knows he was born in Guatemala, but he doesn’t know why his family left. Raised in the States by his immigrant parents, they never talked about it. When Nítido loses his father to Alzheimer’s disease, his despondent mother grows increasingly silent and Nítido realizes that his links to the past are disappearing. Seeking answers, Nítido travels to Guatemala against his. Get this from a library! When the ground turns in its sleep. [Sylvia Sellers-García] -- Returning to his family's homeland after the death of his father, Nítido Amán, a Guatemalan-born man raised in the United States, is mistaken for a new local priest in his efforts to uncover family. When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep: Book summary and reviews of When the Ground Turns in Its Sleep by Sylvia Sellers-Garcia.