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The Jackets is a collection of short stories in which Liz DeJesus explores the connection between colors and emotions. Red is the color of love at first sight for Laura. Orange are the flames of passion for Mia. For Penelope, brown is the color of nature of the ancient gods and their unfettered love-making. Each chapter explores a unique perspective: a writer trying to ...more
Paperback, 137 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Arte Publico Press
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Jul 15, 2011 CoffeeTimeRomance andMore rated it liked it
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Each story takes the reader into small piece of each woman’s life. Each chapter is named after the color of the woman’s jacket. Sometimes the jacket plays a big part in the story. Other times, it is a minor player. The colors represent many things from love and warmth to coldness and death, but one of the major threads is finding love in the places you sometimes forget to look. Seeing these women through other’s eyes makes them feel real as you turn each page. Ms. DeJesus takes the reader on a ...more
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Liz DeJesus was born on the tiny island of Puerto Rico. She is a novelist, freelance writer, writing coach and a poet. She has been writing for as long as she was capable of holding a pen. She is the author of the novel Nina (Blu Phi'er Publishing, October 2007), The Jackets (Arte Publico Press, March 2011) First Frost (Re-realeased through Indie Gypsy Summer 2015), Glass Frost (Re-released throug
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