The Resource Lucky boy, Shanthi Sekaran

Lucky boy, Shanthi Sekaran

Label
Lucky boy
Title
Lucky boy
Statement of responsibility
Shanthi Sekaran
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eighteen years old and fizzing with optimism, Solimar Castro-Valdez embarks on a perilous journey across the Mexican border. Weeks later, she arrives in Berkeley, California, dazed by first love found then lost, and pregnant. This was not the plan. Undocumented and unmoored, Soli discovers that her son, Ignacio, can become her touchstone, and motherhood her identity in a world where she's otherwise invisible. Kavya Reddy has created a beautiful life in Berkeley, but then she can't get pregnant and that beautiful life seems suddenly empty. When Soli is placed in immigrant detention and Ignacio comes under Kavya's care, Kavya finally gets to be the singing, story-telling kind of mother she dreamed of being. But she builds her love on a fault line, her heart wrapped around someone else's child. 'Nacho' to Soli, and 'Iggy' to Kavya, the boy is steeped in love, but his destiny and that of his two mothers teeters between two worlds as Soli fights to get back to him. Lucky Boy is a moving and revelatory ode to the ever-changing borders of love
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sekaran, Shanthi
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Illegal aliens
  • Married women
  • Mexicans
  • Motherhood
  • Single mothers
  • Large print books
Target audience
adult
Label
Lucky boy, Shanthi Sekaran
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059040240
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410498311
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)964504644
Label
Lucky boy, Shanthi Sekaran
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059040240
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
661 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410498311
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)964504644

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