The World in Half - Cristina Henriquez

The World in Half

By Cristina Henriquez

  • Release Date: 2009-04-02
  • Genre: Literary
Score: 4.5
From 12 Ratings


The "beautiful" (Chicago Sun-Times) novel from the prizewinning author of Come Together, Fall Apart

Miraflores never knew her father, and never thought he wanted to know her. But when she returns to the Chicago suburb where she grew up to care for her ailing mother, she discovers that her mother and father were greatly in love, and that her father had wanted a daughter more than she could have imagined. Now, Miraflores secretly plots a trip to Panama, in search of the man she hopes can heal her mother-and who can help her find the pieces of her own identity. What she finds is unexpected, exhilarating, and holds the power to change the course of her life.