Publisher description for Yo! / Julia Alvarez.


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ALA Notable Book. Yolanda Garcia has managed to put herself at the center of many lives. Each part of this novel is told from the viewpoint of one of those first tangled in her web and now frozen in the spotlight her literary fame has generated. While everybody from her three sisters to her third husband attempts to sort out Yo's character, motivations, and behavior, Yo herself never speaks on her own behalf, even though, in her native Spanish, her nickname means "I." "A literary dance . . .lively and engaging."--Los Angeles Times Book Review. A QUALITY PAPERBACK BOOK CLUB SELECTION.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dominican Americans -- Fiction.
Women authors -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Dominican Republic -- Fiction.