A best book of 2021 according to The Boston Globe, Good Housekeeping, She Reads and more
A daughter’s fateful choice, a mother’s complicated past, and a family legacy that begins in Cuba before either of them were born.
Gabriela Garcia captures the lives of Cuban women in a world to which they refuse to surrender and she does so with precision and generosity and beauty.Roxane Gay
Following three generations of Cuban women from Mexico to Miami . . . A sweeping tour de force about addiction, displacement, and the legacy of trauma.Harper’s Bazaar
A stunningly accomplished first novel . . . both epic and intimate.O Magazine
A mesmerizing patchwork of determination, courage and survival.The Washington Post