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- DescriptionIn Loteria, the spellbinding literary debut by Mario Alberto Zambra, a young girl tells the story of her family s tragic demise using a deck of cards of the eponymous Latin American game of chance.With her older sister Estrella in the ICU and her father in jail, eleven-year-old Luz Castillo has been taken into the custody of the state. Alone in her room, she retreats behind a wall of silence, writing in her journal and shuffling through a deck of loteria cards. Each of the cards colorful images mermaids, bottles, spiders, death, and stars sparks a random memory.Pieced together, these snapshots bring into focus the joy and pain of the young girl s life, and the events that led to her present situation. But just as the story becomes clear, a breathtaking twist changes everything.Beautiful full-color images of loteria cards are featured throughout this intricate and haunting vel.
- Author(s)Mario Alberto Zambrano
- PublisherHarper Perennial
- Date of Publication01/07/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleP.S.
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarper Perennial
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight431 g
- Width127 mm
- Height183 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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