The House of Broken Angels

  • Type: Books
  • By: Louis Alberto Urrea
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: General Fiction
  • Recommended by: DiAnne W.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780316154888
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What happens when a man's 70th birthday party turns into a weekend? And the beginning is a funeral?

This is a joyous, sad, funny account of the party planned by Big Angel, to celebrate his 70th birthday. When his mother dies leading up to it; her funeral commences the family gathering. And what a family! There are siblings, half siblings; in-laws, parents; secret lovers, and not so secret lovers. Immigration is the driving force behind the stories--and such stories. Join Angel's family for this special weekend.