Bruna and Her Sisters in the Sleeping City by Alicia Cossio

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Bruna and Her Sisters in the Sleeping City is the first novel by Ecuador's foremost woman writer. Available in English for the first time, this magical novel chronicles the history of Bruna and the members (living and otherwise) of her wealthy, eccentric family.

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Alicia Yanez Cossio is the author of nine novels as well as numerous other works, including poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir. She lives in Quito, Ecuador. K.j.a. Wishnia, an award-winning writer and translator, is a college professor on Long Island.
Published November 25, 1999 by Northwestern University Press. 228 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Cossio, one of Ecuador's preeminent woman writers, poetically details the emotional and physical escape of 20-year-old Bruna Catovil from her Ecuadorian home, the Sleeping City--so named for its soroche, or sleep-inducing mountain sickness--where her family spreads shame as effortlessly as it squ...

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