Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana, Sánchez, Erika L.

Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana

Authors: Sánchez, Erika L.
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: YAF058050, YAF018070, YAF046140
ISBN: 9780525564331, Related ISBNs: 0525564322, 0525564330, 0593107403, 0593107411, 9780525564324
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 416
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Finalista del National Book Award!
Bestseller del New York Times!


Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de Chicago, resulta en la muerte de Olga, dejando atrás a Julia para ocuparse de las secuelas. 

Sus padres, quienes inmigraron ilegalmente a Chicago desde México en busca de una vida mejor, están inconsolables. La madre de Julia parece canalizar su dolor para señalar de todas las maneras posibles que Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta que Olga era. Pero Julia pronto descubre que Olga puede haber tenido secretos, también. Con la ayuda de su mejor amiga Lorena, Julia está decidida a descubrirlo. ¿Era Olga realmente lo que parecía? ¿O había algo más en la historia de su hermana? Y de cualquier manera, ¿cómo puede Julia incluso intentar vivir a la altura de un ideal aparentemente imposible?

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