The mortifications : a novel

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New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2016].
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First edition.
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310 pages ; 25 cm.
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9781101905692, 1101905697, 9781101905715 (trade pbk.), 1101905719 (trade pbk.)


In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boat-lift. Uxbal Encarnación--father, husband, political insurgent--refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland. His wife Soledad takes young Isabel and Ulises hostage and flees with them to America, leaving behind Uxbal for the promise of a better life. But instead of settling with fellow Cuban immigrants in Miami's familiar heat, Soledad pushes further north into the stark, wintry landscape of Hartford, Connecticut. There, in the long shadow of their estranged patriarch, now just a distant memory, the exiled mother and her children begin a process of growth and transformation.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Palacio, D. (2016). The mortifications: a novel. First edition. New York: Tim Duggan Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Palacio, Derek, 1982-. 2016. The Mortifications: A Novel. New York: Tim Duggan Books.

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Palacio, Derek, 1982-, The Mortifications: A Novel. New York: Tim Duggan Books, 2016.

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Palacio, Derek. The Mortifications: A Novel. First edition. New York: Tim Duggan Books, 2016. Print.

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