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The Resource The mango bride, Marivi Soliven

The mango bride, Marivi Soliven

Label
The mango bride
Title
The mango bride
Statement of responsibility
Marivi Soliven
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Banished by her wealthy Filipino family in Manila, Amparo Guerrero travels to Oakland, California, to forge a new life. Although her mother labels her life in exile a diminished one, Amparo believes her struggles are a small price to pay for freedom. Like Amparo, Beverly Obejas{u2014}an impoverished Filipina waitress{u2014}forsakes Manila and comes to Oakland as a mail-order bride in search of a better life. Yet even in the land of plenty, Beverly fails to find the happiness and prosperity she envisioned. As Amparo works to build the immigrant{u2019}s dream, she becomes entangled in the chaos of Beverly{u2019}s immigrant nightmare. Their unexpected collision forces them both to make terrible choices and confront a life-changing secret, but through it all they hold fast to family, in all its enduring and surprising transformations
Summary
Banished to America, Amparo Guerrero forges a new life as an interpreter at Berkeley, while Beverly Obejas tries to find a better life by becoming a mail-order bride
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182677
Cataloging source
DLC
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Soliven, Marivi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Filipinos
  • Women immigrants
Target audience
adult
Label
The mango bride, Marivi Soliven
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn795167101
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 341 p.
Isbn
9780451239846
Lccn
2012039084
System control number
(OCoLC)795167101
Label
The mango bride, Marivi Soliven
Publication
Control code
ocn795167101
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 341 p.
Isbn
9780451239846
Lccn
2012039084
System control number
(OCoLC)795167101

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