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The house of broken angels

Luis Alberto Urrea

The house of broken angels

a novel

by Luis Alberto Urrea

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American families,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLuis Alberto Urrea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3571.R74 H68 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 pages
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945700M
    ISBN 100316154881
    ISBN 109780316154888
    LC Control Number2017952215
    OCLC/WorldCa993420376

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Patriarch Miguel Angel de La Cruz, affectionately known as "Big Angel" is dying, and has summoned all of his family to "The House of Broken Angels is a big, sprawling, messy, sexy, raucous house party of a book, a pan-generational family saga with an enormous, bounding heart, a poetic delivery, and plenty of swagger More than once while reading the novel, I thought of James Joyce's 'The Dead,' another kaleidoscopic fable of family life that skillfully mixes  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Genre Fiction.

“Luis Alberto Urrea is a master storyteller, and he delivers a masterwork with The House of the Broken Angels Through the magical power of Urrea’s writing, we become healed and whole.

And we laugh and tear up and shake our heads in wonder all the way to the ending of a book we don’t want to   Teeming with brilliance and humor, authentic at every turn, The House of Broken Angels is Luis Alberto Urrea at his best, and cements his reputation as a storyteller of the first rank.

"Epic Rambunctious Highly entertaining." -- New York Times Book Review "Intimate and touching. Luis Alberto Urrea’s “The House of Broken Angels” is a big, sprawling, messy, sexy, raucous house party of a book, a pan-generational family saga with an enormous, bounding heart, a poetic   The setup may sound like a tearjerker, but the book's spirit is irrepressibly high.

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The House of Broken Angels should be read by anyone who wants to understand the ambiguity of the immigrant experience in general and the Mexican-American experience in particular (Dottie B). I highly recommend this to book clubs; it lends itself to countless discussions of history, immigration, current political happenings, love of family and complications of the human experience (Judy W   The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Urrea, Luis Alberto.

The House of Broken Angels. Little Brown and Company, The House of Broken Angels, a novel by Luis Alberto Urrea, is broken into five sections.

The first section, Delirious Funerals, opens with Miguel   "[THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS] is a joyous and remarkable journey reminding us that immigrants came to our nation from countries other than Europe." Great writers often mix personal experience into their novels.

In an interview, Urrea explained that he did not intend to write this :// The House of Broken Angels Luis Alberto Urrea. Little, Brown, $27 (p) ISBN (The Hummingbird’s Daughter) has written a vital, vibrant book about the immigrant experience The House of Broken Angels is about a quintessentially American family, a family that came north looking for heaven but found that “heaven was a blueprint.” But it’s also about what it means to look back on a life and, with total honesty, take :// The House of Broken Angels is a celebration of the Mexican-American family, but it also includes moments of frustration with this country’s treatment of the immigrant group.

Before he got too   REVIEWS: The House of Broken Angels NY Times The Washington Post Kirkus Time Magazine NPR Barnes & Noble Publishers Weekly Book Companion NATIONAL BESTSELLER from a Pulitzer Prize finalist comes a powerful and unforgettable portrait of one Mexican American family and the American ://   ‘The House of Broken Angels’ is our July book club pick.

By Elizabeth Flock ‘The Fifth Season’ is June’s pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club. By   THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS By Luis Alberto Urrea pp. Little, Brown & Company. $ Luis Alberto Urrea’s sorrowful and funny new novel, “The House of Broken Angels,” is one of those epic   The House of Broken Angels is a book about celebration that is, The House of Broken Angels succeeds in its depiction of the pettiness and love that so peculiarly intertwine in particular, the relationship between Big Angel and Little Angel is loving and fraught, heightened by the sense that they must get it all out in the open “The House of Broken Angels” is based on an immigrant story that covers fiction, contemporary, audiobook and literary fiction the Mexican American family is highlighted.

Description of The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea PDF “The House of Broken Angels” is an outstanding novel that covers literary fiction, audiobook and The House of Broken Angels is a beautiful novel about a Mexican-American family and focuses on the relationship of two brothers as the older one prepares to die.

Luis Urrea yet again creates a novel that feels like a transformative spiritual experience—no mean feat, and it has never been done :// The House of Broken Angels is the story of Big Angel De La Cruz. He and his family are from La Paz, Mexico and live between there and San Diego.

It is a story of immigration, survival, and ://. 56 characters and their descriptions in The House of Broken Angels are listed as they appear in the ://The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea on March 6, Pages: Genres: Literary Fiction, Magical Realism, Multicultural The definitive Mexican-American immigrant story, a sprawling and deeply felt portrait of a Mexican-American family occasioned by the impending loss of its patriarch, from one of the country's most beloved The House of Broken Angels isn’t exactly plotless—it recalls Don DeLillo’s quip that all plots tend toward death.

But Urrea wants to assert a status, not a trajectory. Mark Athitakis is a writer, editor, critic, and blogger whose work has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Book World, Chicago Sun-Times,