Fiction. STARS ALWAYS SHINE depicts the bonds that gradually develop between two memorable characters of vastly different social, political, and spiritual backgrounds. Placido Moreno, a Mexican American caretaker on StarRidge Ranch in California, befriends Salvador Campos, an undocumented immigrant who also works on the ranch. Their gradual friendship reveals many truths about their similarities and shared Mexican culture, as well as the differences that are shaped by life on opposite sides of the border. "Rivera's deft and ...

Stars Always Shine 2001, Bilingual Review Press (AZ)

ISBN-13: 9781931010030