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Of Women and Salt

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Of Women and Salt

In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. She is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother, a Cuban immigrant named Carmen, and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained by ICE. Still wrestling with the trauma of displacement, Carmen must process her difficult relationship with her own mother while trying to raise a wayward Jeanette. Steadfast in her quest for understanding, Jeanette travels to Cuba to see her grandmother and reckon with secrets from the past destined to erupt.

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Of Women and Salt
by Gabriela Garcia

  • Publication Date: January 4, 2022
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • ISBN-10: 1250776708
  • ISBN-13: 9781250776709


These readers won 12 copies of the book OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela Garcia:

Barbara D. from Palm Coast, FL
Joan R. from Henderson, NV
Kim D. from Weston, FL
Rose S. from Merrimack, NH
Susan W. from Marana, AZ