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Oye : a novel / Melissa Mogollon.

Mogollon, Melissa, (author.).

"When Miami residents are ordered to evacuate before a hurricane, everyone in Luciana's family complies, except for her beloved yet batty grandmother, Abue. But it turns out the storm isn't the real crisis: Abue, normally glamorous and full of energy, is given a devastating medical diagnosis once danger passes. Luciana, and the rest of the family, are heartbroken, but Abue is about as interested in getting treatment as she was in evacuating. She'd rather charm the hospital staff, and then turn around and torture her family by threatening suicide if they let any more relatives come see her. Soon, Abue moves into Luciana's bedroom to recuperate, and though their approaches to life couldn't be more different, their complicated bond intensifies. Luciana would rather be roller skating, getting high, or sneaking out to Ladies Night to meet girls, but her grandmother's wild stories and unpredictable antics are a welcome distraction from her mother's conservative beliefs and obsession with appearances, or her sister Mari pulling away from the family in favor of a wealthier, whiter collegiate social circle. Forced to step into the role of caretaker, translator, and keeper of the generational secrets Abue starts to share, Luciana finds herself reluctantly facing down adulthood and rising to the occasion in her own unique way"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593594902
  • ISBN: 0593594908
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, [2024].
Subject: Grandmothers > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Miami (Fla.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


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Easton Main Library MOGOLLON (Text) 31901004793156 New Adult Fiction Available -

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