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Trini (Contemporary Classics by Women) download epub

by Estella Portillo Trambley,Helena Maria Viramontes


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The sole novel of beloved Chicana author Estela Portillo Trambley, Trini is the epic story of one girl's journey across borders and into womanhood. Born in the rural region of the Tarahumara (Raramuri) people in Mexico, Trini shares her family's struggle to squeeze a living out of her beautiful but inhospitable land. But she is sustained by the rich traditions of her Mestiza heritage, the adopted traditions of the Tarahumara, and by her own intelligence and spirit. As a young woman, she crosses into the United States to pursue her dreams of independence and land ownership.Trini is a novel distinguished by the richness and beauty of its language and by its rare depiction of life in the Borderlands in the 1940s and 1950s. Most remarkable of all is its portrait of a sensitive and courageous young Chicana woman, whose quiet heroism resonates from every page. Here restored to print with a new foreword, this early novel of the Mexican American experience is bound to take its rightful place among contemporary classics of multicultural American literature.

Comments: (2)

MeGa_NunC
I really did not like this book, as I thought it progressed very slowly. It was required reading for a women's lit class I took, and it was ridiculously hard to get into, in my opinion. I would not recommend this or read it again.
Alsalar
I agree with Laura B. that this book was very disappointing. While there were some parts of the book that had very deep meanings, the book as a whole was boring and difficult to hold my attention, in my opinion. I would definitely not recommend this book for leisure reading, but be prepared to yawn a lot if you're reading it for a class.
Trini (Contemporary Classics by Women) download epub
Genre Fiction
Author: Estella Portillo Trambley,Helena Maria Viramontes
ISBN: 1558615024
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY (May 1, 2005)
Pages: 288 pages