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By Sandra Benitez

In A position the place the ocean Remembers, Sandra Benitez invitations us right into a enchanting international jam-packed with, love and betrayal, tragedy and wish.

This wealthy and bewitching tale is a bittersweet portrait of the folk in Santiago, a Mexican village via the ocean. Chayo, the flower vendor, and her husband Candelario, the salad maker, are eventually blessed with the kid they suggestion they might by no means have. Their reason for happiness, notwithstanding, triggers a series of occasions that impression the lives of every person of their world.

The hopes, triumphs, disasters, and shortcomings of the novel's mesmerizing array of characters create a swish photo of lifestyles that's either a common portrait and an insider's examine existence in Latin the United States

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