This audiobook abounds with magical realism. Latina Ciela makes the perfect pan dulce. One could even say it's magical. But when she and a boy discover that both of them were sexually assaulted at a party, Ciela's magical talents dim. Bit by bit, narrator Jennifer Jill Araya reveals what happened. And in the wake of feelings of rawness and vulnerability comes the discovery of personal power. The trauma, gender and racial differences, and inequity in this story are balanced by its beautiful prose and fairy-tale elements, inspired by "The Snow Queen." Araya does justice to all of these elements and blends them with gentle transitions. The audio includes an author's note about the background of the story. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2021]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2021
CD ISBN 9781705039342 $77.75 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798200703388 $39.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705039380 multiple sources
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