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Suzanna. By Irene I. Blea. Yasmeen Namazie, editor. ISBN 978-1481021524. $23.95.
At the time when young girls quickly grew up to become old women, young Suzanna was raised by her grandparents. Suzanna was born in northeastern New Mexico before the territory became a state. The last child of a large Hispanic family she was raised by her grandparents because her parents feared they could not afford to rear her. She was much loved in her young life, and much used and abused. As she matured, she faced prospects she could not bear.
Hispanic literature, Latino literature, Mexican American literature,
Latin American literature, Chicano literature, Mexican American Social life and customs, Latina fiction, Chicanos social life and customs Fiction, Mexican Americans social life and customs Fiction, Latinos social life and customs Fiction