Eulogy for a Brown Angel: A Mystery Novel
Recipient of the 1992 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award and the Multicultural Publishers Exchange 1992 best book of fiction.
Lucha Corpi begins a new literary cycle with her character, Gloria Damasco, a Chicana feminist detective who is bent on solving several murders that take place in Los Angeles during the period of the Chicano civil rights movement. Fast-paced and suspenseful, packed with an assortment of memorable characters, the novel holds the reader's attention clear through to its conclusion in the California wine country eighteen years later.
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EULOGY FOR A BROWN ANGELUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Corpi (Delia's Song—not reviewed) brings a Chicana feminist perspective to the mystery genre and does so with enough originality to overcome some stilted and murky writing. The story begins when ... Read full review