Saturday, November 10, 2012
Book of the Week: Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
This unusual mythic reality tale features five sisters living on the border with Mexico, whose father left almost a year ago. One day, when swimming in the river, they find a man's body. Eventually, after seeing the pictures of his family in his wallet, they decide they must take him back to his home in Mexico. With the paranormal help of Llorona and some magical earrings, they take a hero's journey through Mexico filled with strange encounters.