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Published by Arte Publico Press in Houston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Puerto Rican women -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNicholasa Mohr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O36 R58 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2875050M
ISBN 100934770395
LC Control Number84072300

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Rico: "Rituals of Survival" book, nevertheless, has strong characters and is significant for its honest, real- istic view of an important aspect of contemporary American life." Rituals of Survival: A Woman's Portfolio is Nicholasa Mohr's testimonial to the indomitable women who face urban blight, poverty and most of all, the limiting roles that men try to create for them. Mohr's characters demand our support and respect for their declarations of independence and the domestic and social revolutions they pursue. Genre/Form: Fiction Belletristische Darstellung Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Mohr, Nicholasa. Rituals of survival. Houston: Arte Publico Press,   "Rituals of Survival": A Critical Reassessment of the Fiction of Nicholasa Mohr Barbara Roche Rico (bio) Back in , I was asked to write a novel based on short series of vignettes I had by: 4.