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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