Tag Archives: Arizona

O Mio

Elsewhere is a memoir by Richard Russo. In his youth, Richard and his mother lived in the second story of a two-flat owned and occupied by his maternal grandparents on the first floor. He had a happy childhood surrounded by … Continue reading

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Siempre

The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice is a recent fictional novel about a woman named Julia whose teenage daughter committed suicide 5 years earlier.  When Julia goes to Malibu to house sit for her uncle, she meets an illegal Mexican … Continue reading

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Arizona Beans

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver is a story about a fatherless Kentucky girl in her early 20’s who changes her name, gets into her broken down VW bug,  and drives west until the car breaks down and she can’t … Continue reading

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