The Line of the Sun: A Novel
Set in the 1950s and 1960s, The Line of the Sun moves from a rural Puerto Rican village to a tough immigrant housing project in New Jersey, telling the story of a Hispanic family's struggle to become part of a new culture without relinquishing the old. At the story's center is Guzmán, an almost mythic figure whose adventures and exile, salvation and return leave him a broken man but preserve his place in the heart and imagination of his niece, who is his secret biographer.
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The line of the sun: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This first novel by an accomplished poet flavors the U.S. immigrant experience with a hint of magical realism. The story of Guzman, black sheep of a Puerto Rican village, is here told by his ... Read full review
Review: The Line of the SunUser Review - Tara - Goodreads
I read this as required reading for a sophomore student's class - excellent choice! The book is initially set in a small village in Puerto Rico, and eventually the main characters move to a small city ... Read full review