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From the Abuelas' Window

4.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This delightful story weaves magic realism, humor and compassion to tell of three tricky old abuelas and three young girls who combine their gifts to change fate one small step at a time. The time is 1973, the place, Pinochet's Chile.
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Published (first published 2005)
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Maggie Desmond-O'Brien
Indie books, I've discovered, have a feel. Slick paperback bindings, small (economical) font size, and a print sizing that never quite fits on my shelf; an accompanying feeling of anticipation and dread. As any newer book blogger can tell you, small presses and indie authors come knocking for reviews long before the big guys do, and I've always enjoyed giving them a shot. It's resulted in some of the best and some of the worst books I've ever read for the blog (some of them so bad I never even r ...more
Jun 04, 2010 Nancy rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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This is a wonderful book, hopeful and sensitively written. There is something truly nourishing and magical about the sisters in this story and their growing relationship with the abuelas who watch over them. The story is also very atmospheric -- you do feel as if you have entered another country where the rules and rhythms of life are appealing, but different. As one of three sisters, I enjoyed the playful, sometimes difficult, relationship of the young girls who are struggling to find their way ...more
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