Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlikely activist.
Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the...
"The Paragon Hotel is about a young woman on the run from her past who takes the train from New York to Portland with 2 bullets in her. An African American porter sees that she needs help and takes her to a "blacks only" hotel that he kno..."
"A Woman Is No Man tells 2 stories. It is about the daughter of a Palestinian woman who moves to the United States to get married, leaving her family behind, AND her daughter who, along with her 3 sisters, is being raised by her grandparents in New..."