The World in Half by Cristina Henríquez audiobook

The World in Half

By Cristina Henríquez
Read by Joana Garcia

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9.13 Hours 1
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The "beautiful" (Chicago Sun-Times) novel from the prizewinning author of Come Together, Fall Apart. Miraflores never knew her father, and never thought he wanted to know her. But when she returns to the Chicago suburb where she grew up to care for her ailing mother, she discovers that her mother and father were greatly in love, and that her father had wanted a daughter more than she could have imagined. Now, Miraflores secretly plots a trip to Panama, in search of the man she hopes can heal her mother—and who can help her find the pieces of her own identity. What she finds is unexpected, exhilarating, and holds the power to change the course of her life.

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The "beautiful" (Chicago Sun-Times) novel from the prizewinning author of Come Together, Fall Apart.

Miraflores never knew her father, and never thought he wanted to know her. But when she returns to the Chicago suburb where she grew up to care for her ailing mother, she discovers that her mother and father were greatly in love, and that her father had wanted a daughter more than she could have imagined. Now, Miraflores secretly plots a trip to Panama, in search of the man she hopes can heal her mother—and who can help her find the pieces of her own identity. What she finds is unexpected, exhilarating, and holds the power to change the course of her life.

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Author Bio: Cristina Henríquez

Author Bio: Cristina Henríquez

Cristina Henríquez is the author of the acclaimed novels The Book of Unknown Americans and The World in Half, as well as the story collection Come Together, Fall Apart, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection. She earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic, American Scholar, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, AGNI, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, where she was named one of “Fiction’s New Luminaries.” She is also the recipient of an Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 9.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English