The Book of Lost Saints
Written by Daniel José Older
Published by Feiwel & Friends
Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, shaped by atrocities long-forgotten, her tenacious spirit visits her nephew, Ramón, in modern-day New Jersey. Her hope: that her presence will prompt him to unearth their painful family history.
Ramón launches a haphazard investigation into the story of his ancestor, unaware of the forces driving him on his search. Along the way, he falls in love, faces a run-in with a murderous gangster, and uncovers the lives of the lost saints who helped Marisol during her imprisonment.
Primary ISBN: 9781250185815
Available As: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
Community Represented: Cuban/Cuban American
Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Unknown Arrival
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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