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Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World

A Novel
Berman, Sabina (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World
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Karen Nieto passed her earliest years a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family failing tuna cannery in Mazatlan, Mexico. When her mother dies, Karen's long-kept family secret is revealed. What to do with the troubled and autistic Karen?
Authors: Berman, Sabina
Title: Me, who dove into the heart of the world
a novel
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 242 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sabina Berman ; translated by Lisa Dillman
Notes: "Originally published in Mexico and Spain in 2010 under the title La mujer que buceó dentro del corazón del mundo by Editorial Planeta, Mexico, and Ediciones Destino, Spain"--T.p. verso
Summary: Karen Nieto passed her earliest years a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family failing tuna cannery in Mazatlan, Mexico. When her mother dies, Karen's long-kept family secret is revealed. What to do with the troubled and autistic Karen?
ISBN: 0805093257
9780805093254
Branch Call Number: FICTION BERMAN 2012
Subject Headings: Mexico Fiction Autism Fiction
Topical Term: Autism
LCCN: 2011045668
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Karen Nieto passed her earliest years a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family's failing tuna cannery in Mazatlan, Mexico. When her mother dies, Karen's long-kept family secret is revealed. What to do with the troubled and autistic Karen? (Darcee's favorite)

A beautiful book by renown Mexican playwright . It's about autism, the politics of food production and relationships between people and the natural world. Satirical and heartfelt at the same time. Too good to be overlooked.

Comment by: multcolib_darceem Apr 16, 2014

A beautiful book by renown Mexican playwright . It's about autism, the politics of food production and relationships between people and the natural world. Satirical and heartfelt at the same time. Too good to be overlooked.

Karen Nieto passed her earliest years a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family failing tuna cannery in Mazatlan, Mexico. When her mother dies, and her aunt Isabelle comes to take over the family business, Karen’s world is transformed.


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Apr 16, 2014
  • multcolib_darceem rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A beautiful book by renown Mexican playwright . It's about autism, the politics of food production and relationships between people and the natural world. Satirical and heartfelt at the same time. Too good to be overlooked.

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