New 2022 Book Release-Snow Dancing in New Jersey by Jose A. Carmona:
Snow Dancing in New Jersey is divided into thirty heartwarming, culturally rich chapters. It follows Blanca’s haunting life, an abused Latina young woman from Dominican Republic. Blanca was mentally abused by her father and brothers, and later, both mentally and physically abused by her husband. Eventually she flees from her husband and comes to the U.S. Her life is depicted with the back drop of Union City, New Jersey in the 1990s.
As Blanca becomes adjusted to life in the U.S. her husband is looking for her and eventually finds her. Her abuse starts all over again when Blanca says she wants to finish school and make a life for herself as an independent woman. By now, Blanca is no longer subservient as her parents had taught her to be. Blanca also experiences immigration issues, learning a second language, robbery, loss of family, and the hardships of life in a new country. Will Blanca ever escape her aggressor?
Paperback: 181 Pages
Publisher: Pen It! Publications, LLC (February 23, 2022)
Global Library: Fiction (Coming of Age)
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About The Author: Jose A. Carmona (March 9, 1960 – Present) was born in Cuba and came to the U.S. at an early age. He was raised in Union City, NJ. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from U. of Tampa. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Drew University (NJ) and two Masters degrees from Columbia University/Teachers College (MA & Ed.M.). His new book of horror short stories, Lifeless, will be published soon by Pen It! Publications. His other publications include: an ESL reading/ writing textbook series, a Spanish textbook, two books of poetry – Adolescent Blues and When the Cicadas Came: The Loss Poems, Globalizing the Curriculum with the Latino Literature of the US, Teaching and Learning in ESL Education, and Perspectives on Community College ESL, Vol. 3: Faculty, Administration, and the Working Environment published by the TESOL organization. Snow Dancing in New Jersey, a novella, was just published by Pen It! Publications, LLC.
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