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The View from Casa Chepitos: A Journey Beyond the Border

The View from Casa Chepitos: A Journey Beyond the Border

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On a ten-day a visit to San Miguel de Allende, Judith Gille falls in love...with a hot pink house on a rundown alleyway. Without consulting her husband or knowing how she's going to pay for it, she makes the owners a full price offer. Despite a rough start in the new culture, Gille and her family eventually befriend their neighbors on callejón de Chepito and form a close bond with the Cordova clan. As their affection for the lively Mexican family grows, so do the complications of their cross-cultural relationship. When the oldest daughter seeks to cross the border illegally, the lives of the two families become inextricably entwined. The View from Casa Chepitos puts a human face on the immigration controversy and paints an intimate portrait of Mexican life. But the story also explores the deeper issues women of all ages and cultures face: affirming their self-worth and purpose, building enduring relationships, and discovering where it is they truly belong. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Author: Judith L. Gille
Publisher: Davis Bay Press
Published: 09/15/2013
Pages: 310
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.87lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.51w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780578124698

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2014
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