The House on the Lagoon

The House on the Lagoon

Book - 1995
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A wealthy Puerto Rican importer discovers the manuscript of his wife's book on their families. He reads it, jotting his version of events in the margins. So is born a ruling family's saga, set against the background of the independence-versus-statehood movement, racism, class, and links to Spain.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374173111
Branch Call Number: FICTION FERRE
Characteristics: 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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Caught up in his wife's efforts to write a novel about the history of their families, Quintin Mendizabal sparks a heated rivalry between Isabel and himself when they have different perspectives on the same story. This fascinating novel interweaves Puerto Rican history with the story of a passiona... Read More »

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