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Having left her much-loved San Diego barrio, Yolanda Sahag???n is now living in the university dorms when a series of events--her mother dies and her father sells their home--forces her to re-examine her life. Yolanda visits her parents' hometown of El Grullo, Mexico, struggling to understand the ghosts in her life--her mother, her father, and her seemingly idyllic childhood. She fears losing herself in the disintegration of the family. For Yolanda, her father is her enemy (or so she thinks), and in the course of the novel ...

Ghosts of El Grullo 2008, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826344090