Memory Mambo

Memory Mambo

Memory Mambo describes the life of Juani Casas, a 25-year-old Cuban-born American lesbian who manages her family's laundromat in Chicago while trying to cope with family, work, love, sex, and the weirdness of North American culture. Achy Obejas's writing is sharp and mordantly funny. She understands perfectly how the romance of exile—from a homeland as well as from heterosexuality—and the mundane reality of everyday life balance one another. Memory Mambo is ultimately… (more)

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Publisher: Cleis Press (October 18, 2016)

Collection: Cleis Press

Page count: 256 pages

Language: English


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