America Is Not the Heart

America Is Not the Heart

Book - 2018
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After fleeing the Philippines, Hero De Vera arrives at her uncles where she is given a fresh start. He asks no questions about her disturbing political past, but his daughter, the first American-born family member, is unable to resist her curiosity especially about her cousin's damaged hands.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: FICTION CAS
Characteristics: 408 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780735222410
073522241X

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"In Castillo’s debut novel, Hero De Vera moves from a politically turbulent Philippines to suburban San Jose. 'America is Not the Heart' explores social inequity and racism amidst the Filipinx American community, as well as what it means to pursue the 'American Dream.' Castillo also pays car... Read More »


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