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Once Upon a Quinceanera by Julia Alvarez
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Once Upon a Quinceanera

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Once Upon a Quinceanera by Julia Alvarez
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Jul 29, 2008 | ISBN 9780452288300

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Praise for Once Upon a Quinceanera

“Phenomenal…indispensable. Alvarez’s novelistic eye makes Once Upon a Quinceañera an intimate, intoxicating read.”—San Francisco Chronicle
 
“A journey into experiencing a vital, exuberant ritual of modern Latino life…As an author, Alvarez is a terrific tour guide.”—The Seattle Times
 
“[Alvarez] brings a critical eye to long-held myths…Each page is a love song to the cultural ties that bind generations of women from a diverse group of countries.”—Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Fascinating, exhaustively researched.”—The Washington Post
 
“Alvarez’s honest grappling with her caught-between-two-cultures experience is compelling.”—Entertainment Weekly

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