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By Lucrecia Guerrero

After the unexpected and tragic demise of her mom and dad, Altagracia faces an doubtful destiny with a sour and secretive grandmother. whilst the 2 sink into poverty, the younger woman finally ends up with a merciless lady who takes her to the U.S., adjustments her identify to Grace, and places her to paintings as a full-time household servant. Tree of Sighs is the tale of Grace's trip to discover her earlier as she straddles cultures within the look for her personal identification. After escaping servitude and imprisonment, Grace endures lifestyles at the streets and a succession of jobs, and she or he finally lands in a comfy marriage. yet a mobilephone name from anyone in her earlier units her on a trip to the border, the place she meets a guy who holds the major to her earlier, learns the reality approximately her grandmother, and eventually unearths herself.

“I were following Lucrecia Guerrero's writing for a number of years with nice excitement and fascination. Tree of Sighs takes her artwork to an entire new point. complete, alive, and stately. This novel particularly delivers.” —Luis A. Urrea, writer of The Hummingbird's Daughter

"Beautifully unusual! Lucrecia Guerrero's Tree of Sighs is an excellent odyssey that explores provocative and complicated questions about own, familial, and cultural indentity in addition to the moving legacy of secrets and techniques. No severe reader of latest fiction can manage to pay for to overlook this novel—filled with deep perception, humor, and a sleek lyricism, populated by means of characters worthwhile of Dickens, and propelled by way of a story as exciting because it is profound." —K. L. prepare dinner, writer of Last Call and The lady from Charnelle

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