By Rosario Ferre
Finalist for the nationwide ebook Award: a panoramic saga from Puerto Rico's maximum literary voiceThis riveting, multigenerational epic tells the tale of 2 households and the background of Puerto Rico during the eyes of Isabel Monfort and her husband, Quintín Mendizabal. Isabel makes an attempt to immortalize their now-united families—and, through extension, their homeland—in a ebook. the story that unfolds in her writing has layers upon layers, exploring the character of affection, marriage, family members, and Puerto Rico itself.Weaving the intimate with the expansive on a teeming level, Ferré crafts a revealing self-portrait of a guy and a girl, fiercely self sufficient humans trying to find that means and identification. As Isabel proclaims: "Nothing is right, not anything is fake, every little thing is the colour of the glass you're having a look through."A publication approximately liberating oneself from societal and cultural constraints, the home at the Lagoon additionally grapples with larger problems with lifestyles, dying, poverty, and racism....