The Madonnas of Echo Park: A Novel

The Madonnas of Echo Park: A Novel

Brando Skyhorse


Reminiscent of Luis Alberto Urrea and Dinaw Mengestu, The Madonnas of Echo Park is an excellent and really clean view of yank life.

The Madonnas of Echo Park is either a grand mural of a l. a. local and an intimate glimpse into the lives of the boys and ladies who fight to lose their ethnic id within the pursuit of the yank dream. every one bankruptcy summons a special voice—poetic, fierce, comedian. We meet Hector, an afternoon laborer who trolls the streets for paintings and witnesses a homicide that pits his morality opposed to his unlawful prestige; his ex-wife Felicia, who narrowly survives a taking pictures and lands a cleansing task in a Hollywood Hills residence as desolate as its proprietor; and younger Aurora, who trips via her now gentrified early life local to find her personal historical past and her position within the land that each one Mexican-Americans dream of, “the land that belongs to us again.”

Reminiscent of Luis Alberto Urrea and Dinaw Mengestu, The Madonnas of Echo Park is an excellent and certainly clean view of yank lifestyles.

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