THE WEIGHT OF ALL THINGSEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
A nine-year-old boy wanders through war-torn El Salvador, trying to find his mother and stay out of the line of fire, in this lucid but limited tale. Benítez (Bitter Grounds, 1997, etc.) sets her third novel in the six-week period between two recent cataclysms of Salvadoran history: the March 1980 funeral of assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero, at which 35 mourners were killed; and the military's ... Read full review
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it was ok. probably better for teenagers than serious readers. written very simply and uninteresting.