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There Will Be Other Summers (Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, #2)
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From award winning poet Benjamin Alire S enz comes em In Perfect Light em a haunting novel depicting the cruelties of cultural displacement and the resilience of those who are left in its aftermath br br em In Perfect Light em is the story of two strong willed people who are forever altered by a single tragedy After And s Segovia s parents are killed in a car accident when he is still a young boy his older brother decides to steal the family away to Ju rez Mexico That decision made with the best intentions sets into motion the unraveling of an American family br br Years later his family destroyed And s is left to make sense of the chaos but he is ill equipped to make sense of his life He begins a dark journey toward self destruction his talent and brilliance brought down by the weight of a burden too frightening and maddening to bear alone The manifestation of this frustration is a singular rage that finds an outlet in a dark and seedy El Paso bar leading him improbably to Grace Delgado br br Recently confronted with her own sense of isolation and mortality Grace is an unlikely angel a therapist who agrees to treat And s after he is arrested in the United States The two are suspicious of each other yet they slowly arrive at a tentative working relationship that allows each of them to examine his and her own fragile and damaged past And s begins to confront what lies behind his own violence and Grace begins to understand how she has contributed to her own self exile and isolation What begins as an intriguing favor to a friend becomes Grace s lifeline even as secrets surrounding the death of And s parents threaten to strain the connection irreparably br br With the urgent unflinching vision of a true storyteller and the precise arresting language of a poet S enz s em In Perfect Light em bears witness to the cruelty of circumstance and more than offering escape the novel offers the possibility of salvation, Diego the deaf mute son of Mexican migrant workers and his pseudo yuppie sister Helen find their lives transformed when Helen s roommate a dedicated AIDS nurse discovers she has the ability for out of body travel, b Winner of the PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction b br br Benjamin Alire S enz s stories reveal how all borders real imagined sexual human the line between dark and light addict and straight entangle those who live on either side Take for instance the Kentucky Club on Avenida Ju rez two blocks south of the Rio Grande It s a touchstone for each of S enz s stories His characters walk by they might go in for a drink or to score or they might just stay there for a while and let their story be told S enz knows that the Kentucky Club like special watering holes in all cities is the contrary to borders It welcomes Spanish and English Mexicans and gringos poor and rich gay and straight drug addicts and drunks laughter and sadness and even despair It s a place of rich history and good drinks and cold beer and a long polished mahogany bar Some days it smells like piss I m going home to the other side That s a strange statement but you hear it all the time at the Kentucky Club br br b Benjamin Alire S enz b is a highly regarded writer of fiction poetry and children s literature Like these stories his writing crosses borders and lands in our collective psyche i Poets amp Writers Magazine i named him one of the fifty most inspiring writers in the world He s been a finalist for the i Los Angeles Times i Book Prize and PEN Center s prestigious award for young adult fiction S enz is the chair of the creative writing department of University of Texas at El Paso br br br Awards br PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction br Lambda Literary Award br Southwest Book Award br, b I mean it s not as if I want a father I have a father It s just that I don t know who he is or where he is But I have one b br br Ramiro Lopez and Jake Upthegrove don t appear to have much in common Ram lives in the Mexican American working class barrio of El Paso called Dizzy Land His brother is sinking into a world of drugs wreaking havoc in their household Jake is a rich West Side white boy who has developed a problem managing his anger An only child he is a misfit in his mother s shallow and materialistic world But Ram and Jake do have one thing in common They are lost boys who have never met their fathers This sad fact has left both of them undeniably scarred and obsessed with the men who abandoned them As Jake and Ram overcome their suspicions of each other they begin to move away from their loner existences and realize that they are capable of reaching out beyond their wounds and the neighborhoods that they grew up in Their friendship becomes a healing in a world of hurt br br i San Antonio Express News i wrote Benjamin Alire S enz exquisitely captures the mood and voice of a community a culture and a generation that is proven again in this beautifully crafted novel