Sapogonia: An Anti-romance in 3/8 Meter

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Anchor Books, Doubleday, Jan 1, 1994 - Fiction - 354 pages
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In Sapogonia, edited and revised for its Anchor publication, Ana Castillo confronts the complex issues of race and identity facing those of mixed heritage through the struggles of Máximo Madrigal, an expatriate of Sapogonia, the metaphorical homeleand of all mestizos. Subtly political, it demonstrates how warring blood within a single body resists any peaceful resolution.

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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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Ana Castillo is also the author of So Far from God, which received a 1993 Carl Sandburg Award and the Southwestern Booksellers Award, numerous poetry collections, including My Father Was a Toltec, and a critical work on Latina writing, Massacre of the Dreamers. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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