Draining the sea

  • 335 Pages
  • 4.63 MB
  • English
Riverhead Books , New York
Armenian Americans -- Fiction., Guatemalans -- United States -- Fiction., Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fic
StatementMicheline Aharonian Marcom.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A63629 D73 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination335 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20753808M
ISBN 139781594489730
LC Control Number2007033674

A powerful testament about the far-reaching effects of political brutality and lost love, Draining the Sea sifts through the incongruities of history and memory, unfurling inside the mind of a man who spends his days driving the streets of Los Angeles, racked by visions of the Guatemalan Civil War and, in particular, of Marta--a beautiful young 5/5(1).

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