"Darlene, once an exemplary wife and a loving mother to her young son, Eddie, finds herself devastated by the unforeseen death of her husband. Unable to cope with her grief, she turns to drugs, and quickly forms an addiction. One day she disappears without a trace. Unbeknownst to eleven-year-old Eddie, now left behind in a panic-stricken search for her, Darlene has been lured away with false promises of a good job and a rosy life. A shady company...
Darlene es una mujer rota. Después de la muerte violenta de su marido su vida ha quedado destrozada. Hasta que un día se le presenta una vía de escape en forma de autobús, promesa de futuro y trabajo. En ese momento, empieza un largo recorrido hasta la Delicious Foods, una empresa especializada en reclutar a desdichados y marginados. Pero la realidad a la cual se tendrá que enfrentar Darlene no será la que ella espera. Con esta novela pluripremiada,...
3) God Says No
Gary Gray marries his first girlfriend, a fellow student from Central Florida Christian College who loves Disney World as much as he does. They are nineteen, God-fearing, and eager to start a family. But a week before their wedding Gary goes into a rest-stop bathroom and lets something happen. God Says No is his testimony-the story of a young black Christian struggling with desire and belief, with his love for his wife and his appetite for other...
Little, Brown and Company
311 pages ; 25 cm
After more than twenty years in prison, a trans woman newly released on parole spends a whirlwind Fourth of July weekend in Brooklyn trying to reconcile with the son she left behind and to reunite with a family reluctant to accept her true identity.
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