The Agüero Sisters

The Agüero Sisters

eBook - 1998
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Reina and Constancia Agüero are Cuban sisters who have been estranged for thirty years. Reina--tall, darkly beautiful, and magnetically sexual--still lives in her homeland. Once a devoted daughter of la revolución, she now basks in the glow of her many admiring suitors, believing only in what she can grasp with her five senses. The pale and very petite Constancia lives in the United States, a beauty expert who sees miracles and portents wherever she looks. After she and her husband retire to Miami, she becomes haunted by the memory of her parents and the unexplained death of her beloved mother so long ago. Told in the stirring voices of their parents, their daughters, and themselves, The Agüero Sisters tells a mesmerizing story about the power of myth to mask, transform, and finally, reveal the truth--as two women move toward an uncertain, long awaited reunion.
Publisher: New York : One World, 1998
ISBN: 9780307803429
Branch Call Number: OverDrive eBooks
Characteristics: 1 online resource (274 pages) ; cm


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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 07, 2014

Two Cuban sisters, estranged for 30 years, meet in Miami and try to piece together the truth about their mother's death. Their stories are interwoven with voices from the family's past. The saga that unfolds is full of tragedy, magic, steamy sexuality and sun-baked images of Cuba and Miami. A sensuous read.


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