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Fruit of the drunken tree

Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Fruit of the drunken tree

a novel

by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

  • 391 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Families,
  • Teenage girls,
  • Sisters,
  • Violence,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIngrid Rojas Contreras
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.O5635 F78 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 pages
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26959501M
    ISBN 100385542720, 0525434313
    ISBN 109780385542722, 9780525434313
    LC Control Number2017039664
    OCLC/WorldCa1006524940

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Aug 17,  · "Set against the backdrop of Pablo Escobar's stranglehold on the fate of a nation, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is a spellbinding story of two girls whose realities collide and who are forced to make nearly unbearable choices in the name of survival.

The thrum of mystery and danger haunts every page, and you won't be able to look away until you turn the last one."/5(). Ingrid Rojas Contreras's debut novel, "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," takes us to the South American country of Colombia during the extremely violent and turbulent 's when drug-lord, Pablo Escobar, instilled fear among the natives as well as the world.

Drug kingpin Escobar was not the only threat Colombian residents had to live with.4/5. Aug 17,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree is an exceptional, majestic and captivating book. Oh, and the cover is stunning and simply out of this world.

This is Contreras's debut novel, but I pray to the book spirits it is not her last. She weaves such a prolific story with intricate characters and gut-wrenching situations, which will remain with me for a long time/5().

Inspired by the author’s own life, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often forced to make in the face of violence and the unexpected connections that can blossom out of desperation.

Inspired by the author's own life, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often forced to make in the face of violence and the unexpected connections that can blossom out of desperation/5(5).

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The author, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, stamps my book copy with a design prepared for such occasions, that of the flowers of the borrachero tree (see photo above) and a fragment from her novel: “We were rich in our stories.”.

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Jul 25,  · It’s vividly specific details like these that made me wince in recognition while reading Ingrid Rojas Contreras’s “Fruit of the Drunken Tree,” a beautifully rendered novel of an Escobar-era Author: Julianne Pachico.

During most of the novel, Chula narrates Fruit of the Drunken Tree as a child. How did the child narration effect your reading experience. How did the child narration effect your reading experience.

Did you enjoy that perspective. Fruit of the Drunken Tree Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary A mesmerizing debut set in Colombia at the height Pablo Escobar's violent reign about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who.

This detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Rojas Contreras, Ingrid.

Fruit of the drunken tree book of the Drunken Tree. Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, NY. Jul 31,  · Inspired by the author's own life, and told through the alternating perspectives of the willful Chula and the achingly hopeful Petrona, Fruit of the Drunken Tree contrasts two very different, but inextricably linked coming-of-age stories.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. "Original, politically daring, and passionately written - Fruit of the Drunken Tree is the coming-of-age female empowerment story we need in " - Vogue - Vogue "A coming of age story, an immigrant story, a thrilling mystery novel, thoroughly lived and felt - this is an exciting debut novel that showcases a writer already in full command of her powers.

Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Fruit of the Drunken Tree Fruit of the Drunken Tree is an exceptional, majestic and captivating book. Oh, and the cover is stunning and simply out of this world.

This is Contreras’s debut novel, but I pray to the book spirits it is not her last. May 22,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras Published by Anchor Books Publication date: June 4, Genres: Book Clubs, Cultural, Debut, Fiction Your Local Book Store, Amazon.

Petrona used to live on a farm in Colombia, with her nine brothers and her sister/5. Aug 04,  · Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and this is where her remarkable debut novel, Fruit of the Drunken Tree, takes place. In a time when Pablo Escobar, infamous drug lord and head of one of the most dangerous criminal families in the world, was at the height of his power, seven year old Chula and her family enjoy relatively safe lives.

Inspired by the author's own life, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is told through the alternating perspectives of the willful Chula and the achingly hopeful Petrona, in two different but inextricable coming-of-age stories.

In Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Chula Santiago and her family’s maid, Petrona, slowly build a friendship fraught with both types of surprises. Told with suspense and mystical lyricism in the vein of Gabriel García Márquez and Isabel Allende, this debut novel by Ingrid Rojas Contreras stings and heals, like salt on.

The Hardcover of the Fruit of The Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Jul 31,  · Inspired by the author's own life, and told through the alternating perspectives of the willful Chula and the achingly hopeful Petrona, Fruit of the Drunken Tree contrasts two very different, but inextricably linked coming-of-age stories.

In lush prose, Rojas Contreras has written a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often. Jul 31,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree is one of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time Rojas Contreras, in this vividly imagined and deeply researched book, renders in breathtaking specificity the humanity of each singular participant—whether perpetrator or 4/4(10).

The Fruit of the Drunken Tree shifts between the perspectives of Chula and Petrona. How do the dual perspectives impact your reading of the novel. What would be lost without Chula’s perspective. Without Petrona’s. During most of the novel, Chula narrates Fruit of the Drunken Tree as a child.

Jul 26,  · First things first: “Fruit of the Drunken Tree” is one of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time. It seems I’m in good company with this assessment, since Ingrid.

Sep 04,  · In Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Rojas Contreras does a remarkable job of illustrating the realities of a revolution through a child’s eyes. Elements I had never considered, such as newspapers having to print safe driving routes, were brought to my attention.

Buy This Book A rich girl, poor girl account of late twentieth century Colombia, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is a staggering emotional journey through the destruction of life in a time of war. It will give you a new perspective on why some people risk it all to come to America. Jul 31,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel - Ebook written by Ingrid Rojas Contreras.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel/5(12). Fruit of the Drunken Tree Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Doubleday, $ () ISBN Buy this book. Rojas Contreras packs her coming-of-age debut full of details about life in early.

Sep 11,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree A Novel (Book): Rojas Contreras, Ingrid: Seven-year-old Chula and her older sister Cassandra enjoy carefree lives thanks to their gated community in Bogotá, but the threat of kidnappings, car bombs, and assassinations hover just outside the neighborhood walls, where the godlike drug lord Pablo Escobar continues to elude authorities and capture the attention of.

Fruit of the Drunken Tree A Novel (Book): Rojas Contreras, Ingrid: A novel set against the violence of s Columbia follows a sheltered girl and a teen maid, who forge an unlikely friendship as the families of both struggle to maintain stability amidst Bogot©Ł's rapidly escalating violence.

Jul 28,  · A Thwarted Child Kidnapping Inspired 'Fruit Of The Drunken Tree' Growing up amid widespread violence in Colombia, Ingrid Rojas Contreras and her sister were targeted for kidnapping. They were saved by the courage and compassion of a teenager working in their home. Jul 01,  · From its unforgettable opening image to its heartbreakingly perfect final line, Fruit of the Drunken Tree casts an irresistible spell, summoning us into the fierce, perilous world of two young girls in a nation on the menards.club Rojas Contreras’s lush language finds hidden beauty in even the ugliest pain.5/5.

Nov 09,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree A Novel (Book): Rojas Contreras, Ingrid: "When women of color write history, we see the world as we have never seen it before. In Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Ingrid Rojas Contreras honors the lives of girls who witness war.

Brava. I was swept up by this story." --SANDRA CISNEROS, author of The House on Mango Street A mesmerizing debut set against the.

Inspired by the author's own life, and told through the alternating perspectives of the willful Chula and the achingly hopeful Petrona, Fruit of the Drunken Tree contrasts two very different but inextricably linked coming-of-age stories. In lush prose, Rojas Contreras has written a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often forced to make in the face of violence and the unexpected connections that.

Jul 31,  · Review: Fascinating historical fiction with compelling characters and wide-eyed childlike menards.club of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras is set in Bogota, Columbia during the time of Pablo Escobar, and is narrated by two different point of view characters.

For the most part we get chapters told from the POV of young Chula, a seven-year-old who happens to be one of the most. Find books like Fruit of the Drunken Tree from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Fruit of the Drunken Tree also liked.

Sep 11,  · Fruit of the Drunken Tree A Novel (Book): Rojas Contreras, Ingrid: "When women of color write history, we see the world as we have never seen it before. In Fruit of the Drunken Tree, Ingrid Rojas Contreras honors the lives of girls who witness war.

Brava. I was swept up by this story." --SANDRA CISNEROS, author of The House on Mango Street A mesmerizing debut set against the. Fruit of the Drunken Tree A Novel (Book Club Kit): Rojas Contreras, Ingrid: 10 books, 1 discussion guide, 6 week checkout.

SUMMARY: A mesmerizing debut set against the backdrop of the devastating violence of 's Colombia about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both.

Aug 19,  · At a time when white men still tell most of our history, Fruit of the Drunken Tree (though fiction), is a highlight of female storytelling. Here are the girls and women forced to be brave in the chaos and conflict of s Columbia.

Fruit is a story of the many forms of female resilience. This book was a highlight of my reading so far this year. --CRISTINA HENRÍQUEZ, author of THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS "From its unforgettable opening image to its heartbreakingly perfect final line, Fruit of the Drunken Tree casts an irresistible spell, summoning us into the fierce, perilous world of two young girls in a nation on the brink.

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