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ISBN-10: 0385341121

ISBN-13: 9780385341127

ISBN-10: 141041034X

ISBN-13: 9781410410344

In her lush, luminous debut novel, Merlinda Bobis creates a stunning banquet for the entire senses. Richly imagined, gloriously written, Banana middle Summer is an incandescent story of nutrients, kinfolk, and longing—at as soon as a love letter to moms and daughters and a full of life social gathering of friendship and neighborhood.

Twelve-year-old Nenita is hungry for every thing: foodstuff, love, lifestyles. turning out to be up with 5 sisters and brothers, she searches for happiness within the magical scent of the deep-frying bananas of Nana Dora, who first tells Nenita the parable of the banana center; within the tantalizing odor of Manolito, the heartthrob of Nenita and her associates; within the smelly aromas of the dishes she prepares for the main attractive girl on Remedios highway. To Nenita, meals is synonymous with love—the love she yearns to obtain from her upset mom. yet during this summer season of damaged hearts, new friendships, secrets and techniques, and discoveries, swap might be as surprising and explosive because the monsoon that marks the tip of the sweltering heat—and transforms Nenita’s younger lifestyles in methods she may possibly by no means imagine.

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