Carry Me Like Water

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Hyperion, Jul 3, 1995 - Fiction - 512 pages
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Diego, the deaf-mute son of Mexican migrant workers, and his pseudo-yuppie sister, Helen, find their lives transformed when Helen's roommate, a dedicated AIDS nurse, discovers she has the ability for out-of-body travel.

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Have read more than once. Such a good book.

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I liked some of the characters so I continued to plod on through a book that was easily 200-300 pages longer than it needed to be. The "out-of-body" chick could have been left out altogether. Long slog. Read full review


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A former Catholic priest who worked with Mother Teresa, Benjamin Alire Saenz has published five books of poetry, four novels, a collection of short stories, and two bilingual children's books. He received the American Book Award and teaches in the bilingual MFA program at University of Texas, El Paso.

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