MELINDA PALACIO, Author of OCOTILLO DREAMS

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

In her captivating first novel, Melinda Palacio skillfully weaves a story of politics, intrigue, love, and trust. Isola, a young woman who inherits her mother's Chandler home, relocates from California only to find that her mother had lived a secret life of helping undocumented immigrants. Isola must confront her own confusion and sense of loyalty in a strange and hostile environment. As she gets to know her mother from clues left behind, she grapples with questions of identity and belonging that eventually lead her to explore her life's meaning and to reconnect with her roots.

Melinda Palacio will be in the store to read from Ocotillo Dreams and sign copies of the book at 7PM on November 10th

$16.80
ISBN: 9781931010764
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bilingual Review Press (AZ) - July 30th, 2011

Set in Chandler, Arizona, during the city's infamous 1997 migrant sweeps, Ocotillo Dreams is no run-of-the-mill border tale. In her captivating first novel, Melinda Palacio skillfully weaves a story of politics, intrigue, love, and trust.