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Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez

John Rechy

Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez

by John Rechy

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7677814M
    ISBN 100517128837
    ISBN 109780517128831

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The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is a great book. Some reviewers disliked it because it was dissimilar to City of Night. That is an entirely unreasonable stance to take and, judged on its own merit, Amalia is a near-flawless story.

I highly recommend it (and City of Night also)/5(19). This is a shattering novel, following a day in the life of Amalia Gomez. It includes flashbacks to earlier times in her life, but overall explores the miraculous, the mundane, and the inner workings of a mind of a woman trying to make sense of life, place, and faith when /5.

The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is a great book. Some reviewers disliked it because it was dissimilar to City of Night. That is an entirely unreasonable stance to take and, judged on its own merit, Amalia is a near-flawless story. I highly recommend it (and City of Night also)/5(19).

The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez Chapter 5 This chapter consisted of Amalia and her two children. They both spoke about many events occurring in their lives. Juan began to work and change his attitude as a person. Gloria also changed, maturing more as a women.

The chapter ends. The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez John Rechy, Author Arcade Publishing $ (p) ISBN MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE. In The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez, Amalia Gomez thinks she sees a large silver cross in the sky. A miraculous sign, perhaps, but one the down-to-earth Amalia does not trust.

Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the "other Hollywood," populated by working-class Mexican Americans, as John Rechy blends tough realism with religious and cultural fables to take us into the life of 4/5(2).

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Some reviewers disliked it because it was dissimilar to City of Night. That is an entirely unreasonable stance to take and, judged on its own merit, Amalia is a near-flawless story.

Hola, Identifícate. Cuenta y Listas Cuenta Devoluciones y Pedidos. PruebaReviews: John Rechy’s ninth book of fiction, “The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez,” is a disturbing portrayal of one day in the life of a middle-aged Mexican-American woman who is struggling to raise.

The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is a great book. Some reviewers disliked it because it was dissimilar to City of Night.

That is an entirely unreasonable stance to take and, judged on its own merit, Amalia is a near-flawless story. I highly recommend it (and City of Night also)/5(16).

About The Book. On a hot, still day in May, Amalia Gómez sees—or thinks she sees—a large silver cross in the sky. Does that augur a miracle. The pragmatic, twice-divorced Amalia is doubtful. The neighborhood—a decaying area near a shabby part of Hollywood Boulevard—is under attack from gang wars and the police.

Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the "other Hollywood," populated by working-class Mexican Americans, as John Rechy blends tough realism with religious and cultural fables to take us into the life of a Chicano family in L.A. Epic in scope and vision, The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is classic Rechy.4/5(3).

The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is a great book. Some reviewers disliked it because it was dissimilar to City of Night. That is an entirely unreasonable stance to take and, judged on its own merit, Amalia is a near-flawless story.

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the miraculous day of amalia gomez by John Rechy ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, Rechy's ninth novel (Marilyn's Daughter, City of Night, etc.) follows a MexicanAmerican woman through a day of tribulations in L.A.: it's a credible portrait, mixing Rcchy's usual religious fascination with a gritty picture of life on the cusp in a greedy, success.

Rechy's ninth novel (Marilyn's Daughter, City of Night, etc.) follows a Mexican-American woman through a day of tribulations in L.A.: it's a credible portrait, mixing Rechy's usual religious fascination with a gritty picture of life on the cusp in a greedy, success-oriented society.

Amalia Gomez, in her mids, lives in a stucco bungalow in Hollywood. Her life, a struggle to support Gloria. John Francisco Rechy (born Ma ) is an American novelist, essayist, memoirist, dramatist and literary critic. In his novels, he has written extensively about gay culture in Los Angeles and wider America, among other subject matters, and is among the pioneers of modern LGBT literature.

City of Night, his debut novel published inwas a best seller. In The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez, Amalia Gomez thinks she sees a large silver cross in the sky. A miraculous sign, perhaps, but one the down-to-earth Amalia does not trust. Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the "other Hollywood," populated Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

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Amalia demonstrates startlingly and brilliantly that not all heroines must have lives of heroic proportions.” —San Antonio Express-News “John Rechy has a tremendous gift of insight into the lives of Hispanic women living in the barrio.4/5(32).