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The Resource The empress of the splendid season

The empress of the splendid season

Label
The empress of the splendid season
Title
The empress of the splendid season
Statement of responsibility
Oscar Hijuelos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1940s New York, a rich man's daughter from Cuba falls in love with a waiter. They marry, have children, and when he falls ill and is unable to work, she becomes the sole breadwinner, working as a cleaning woman. But one day her cleaning job will bring luck
Summary
A Cuban emigre, Lydia Espana works as a cleaning lady on the Upper West Side of Manhattan to help support her husband and two children, in a novel that captures one woman's struggle, triumph, and frustrations with the American dream
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1999
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003398
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Hijuelos, Oscar
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Cuban American women
  • Women cleaning personnel
  • Cuban American families
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The empress of the splendid season
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780060175702
Lccn
9834798
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060175702
  • (OCoLC)39368582
Label
The empress of the splendid season
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780060175702
Lccn
9834798
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060175702
  • (OCoLC)39368582

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