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Umami / Laila Jufresa ; translated by Sophie Hughes.

Jufresa, Laia, 1983- author. (Author). Hughes, Sophie (Translator) translator. (Added Author).
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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette FIC JUF (Text) 31951004151095 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

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  • ISBN: 1780748914
  • ISBN: 9781780748917
  • Physical Description: 273 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Oneworld Publications, 2016.

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General Note: "Originally published in Spanish as Umami by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, 2015"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: Deep in the heart of Mexico City, where five houses cluster around a sun-drenched courtyard, lives Ana, a precocious twelve-year-old who spends her days buried in Agatha Christie novels to forget the mysterious death of her little sister years earlier. Over the summer she decides to plant a milpa in her backyard, and as she digs the ground and plants her seeds, her neighbors in turn delve into their past.
Awards Note: Winner English PEN Award.
Subject: Grief > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Mexico > Fiction.

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