The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gómez by John Rechy

Title: The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gómez

Author: John Rechy

Genre: Fiction

Latinxs: Mexican, Mexican-American

About: In The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez, Amalia Gomez thinks she sees a large silver cross in the sky. A miraculous sign, perhaps, but one the down-to-earth Amalia does not trust. Through Amalia, we take a vivid and moving tour of the “other Hollywood,” populated by working-class Mexican Americans, as John Rechy blends tough realism with religious and cultural fables to take us into the life of a Chicano family in L.A. Epic in scope and vision, The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez is classic Rechy. (amazon.com)

Purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Miraculous-Day-Amalia-Gomez/

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