Castillo's ( sapogonia ) inventive but not entirely cohesive novel about the fortunes of a contemporary chicana family in the village of tome, nm, reveals its main concerns at once sofi's three-yea.
When so far from god was published in 1993, it was heralded as the newest masterpiece from one of the most elegant voices in the chicana movement julia alvarez and sandra cisneros both favorably reviewed the book as true to the chicana experience and brilliantly funny. So far from god, by ana castillo, follows the lives of sofi and her four daughters esperanza, caridad, fe, and la loca they live in the small town of tome, new mexico, and endure hardship after hardship.
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'the pleas of the desperate': collective agency versus magical realism in ana castillo's so far from god by: caminero-santangelo, marta tulsa studies in women's literature, 2005 spring 24 (1): 81–103.
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Ana castillo 's so far from god: a story of survival 29 with severa men the consequences are as well tragic, for she is violently beaten up by a group of men outside one of the bars she now frequents.