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The Fifth Sun
by Mary Helen Lagasse




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Winner of the 3rd Annual Miguel Marmol Prize from Curbstone Press, Mary Helen Lagasse's The Fifth Sun is an inspiring story of an immigrant who struggles valiantly for a better life for herself and her family. The young Mexican woman, Mercedes, leaves her village to work as a housemaid in New Orleans. This fast-paced novel takes her through her adventures in New Orleans, her marriage, her struggle to raise her children, her deportation, and her attempt to re-cross the river and be reunited with her children.

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Overview

Winner of the 3rd Annual Miguel Marmol Prize from Curbstone Press, Mary Helen Lagasse's The Fifth Sun is an inspiring story of an immigrant who struggles valiantly for a better life for herself and her family. The young Mexican woman, Mercedes, leaves her village to work as a housemaid in New Orleans. This fast-paced novel takes her through her adventures in New Orleans, her marriage, her struggle to raise her children, her deportation, and her attempt to re-cross the river and be reunited with her children.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781931896054
  • ISBN-10: 1931896054
  • Publisher: Curbstone Press
  • Publish Date: April 2004
  • Page Count: 337
  • Dimensions: 8.64 x 5.5 x 1.03 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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