New PDF release: Banana Heart Summer

ISBN-10: 0385341121

ISBN-13: 9780385341127

ISBN-10: 141041034X

ISBN-13: 9781410410344

In her lush, luminous debut novel, Merlinda Bobis creates a stunning banquet for all of the senses. Richly imagined, gloriously written, Banana middle Summer is an incandescent story of foodstuff, relations, and longing—at as soon as a love letter to moms and daughters and a full of life party of friendship and neighborhood.

Twelve-year-old Nenita is hungry for every thing: meals, love, lifestyles. becoming up with 5 sisters and brothers, she searches for happiness within the magical odor of the deep-frying bananas of Nana Dora, who first tells Nenita the parable of the banana middle; within the tantalizing odor of Manolito, the heartthrob of Nenita and her buddies; within the smelly aromas of the dishes she prepares for the main appealing girl on Remedios highway. To Nenita, foodstuff is synonymous with love—the love she yearns to obtain from her disillusioned mom. yet during this summer season of damaged hearts, new friendships, secrets and techniques, and discoveries, switch can be as unexpected and explosive because the monsoon that marks the top of the sweltering heat—and transforms Nenita’s younger lifestyles in methods she might by no means imagine.

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