The Line of the Sun (Google eBook)

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University of Georgia Press, Mar 15, 2011 - Fiction - 304 pages
3 Reviews

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 Guzmn, 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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User 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

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This was a good read, it was ok Read full review

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
47
Chapter Three
76
Chapter Four
105
Chapter Five
132
Chapter Six
157
Chapter Seven
169
Chapter Eight
190
Chapter Nine
215
Chapter Ten
227
Chapter Eleven
248
Chapter Twelve
272
Epilogue
286
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About the author (2011)

Judith Ortiz Cofer is The Regents' and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

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