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Manana Means Heaven (Camino del Sol free pdf In this love story of impossible odds, award-winning writer Tim Z. Hernandez weaves a rich and visionary portrait of Bea Franco, the real woman behind famed American author Jack Kerouac s The Mexican Girl. Set against an ominous backdrop of California in the 1940s, deep in the agricultural heartland of the Great Central Valley, "Manana Means Heaven" reveals the desperate circumstances that lead a married woman to an illicit affair with an aspiring young writer traveling across the United States. When they meet, Franco is a migrant farmworker with two children and a failing marriage, living with poverty, violence, and the looming threat of deportation, while the college boy yearns to one day make a name for himself in the writing world. The significance of their romance poses vastly different possibilities and consequences. "Manana Means Heaven" deftly combines fact and fiction to pull back the veil on one of literature s most mysterious and evocative characters. Inspired by Franco s love letters to Kerouac and Hernandez s interviews with Franco, now in her nineties and living in relative obscurity, the novel brings this lost gem of a story out of the shadows and into the spotlight."

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Author : Tim Z Hernandez
Publisher : University of Arizona Press
Data Published : 01 January 2013
ISBN : 1299848389
EAN : 9781299848382
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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