New PDF release: The Book of Want: A Novel (Camino del Sol)

By Daniel A. Olivas

When Moses descended Mount Sinai sporting the 10 Commandments, he by no means can have foreseen how one family members in la within the early twenty-first century may fight to reside by way of them.

Conchita, a voluptuous, headstrong unmarried girl of a undeniable age, sees not anything unsuitable with having fun with the corporate of handsome—and frequently a lot younger—men . . . that's, till she encounters a widower with strange presents and starts to contemplate what she fairly desires out of life.

Julieta, Conchita’s more youthful sister, walks a extra conventional direction, yet she and her husband each one harbor secrets and techniques which could switch their marriage and their lives perpetually. Their dual sons, either in university, fight to discover achievement. Mateo refuses to enable someone stand within the means of his happiness, whereas Rolando grapples along with his sexuality and the family’s expectancies. And now and then, Belén, the family’s overdue matriarch, can pay a trip to suggest, scold, or cajole her hapless descendants.

A pleasant relatives tapestry woven with the threads of all these whose lives are touched via Conchita, The booklet of Want is a fascinating mixture of social and magical realism that tells an enthralling tale approximately what it skill to be totally human.

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