Sapogonia: (an anti-romance in 3/8 meter)

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Bilingual Press/Editorial BilingŁe, 1990 - Fiction - 312 pages
2 Reviews
A powerful, complex novel from the author of So Far From God. In the mythological land of Sapogonia--a metaphorical country where all mestizos (those of mixed European/Native Central or South American blood) come from--Maximo Madrigal becomes obsessed with a woman he can never control.

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

I wanted to like the main character but I didn't find anything appealing about him. Luckily the heroine was inspiring and helped me like the book overall. I like the spiritual mixed with the physical. Read full review

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User Review  - Gitane - Goodreads

I loved this book, it's romantic and exotic, completely consuming! Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Ana Castillo is the author of the novels The Mixquiahuala Letters, Sapogonia, and So Far from God; the story collection Loverboys; the critical study Massacre of the Dreamers; and several volumes of poetry. She has received an American Book Award, a Carl Sandburg Prize, and a Southwestern Booksellers Award for her work. She lives in Chicago.

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