América's Dream

América's Dream

eBook - 2007
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América Gonzalez is a hotel housekeeper on an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, cleaning up after wealthy foreigners who don't look her In the eye. Her alcoholic mother resents her; her married boyfriend, Correa, beats her; and their fourteen-year-old daughter thinks life would be better anywhere but with América. So when América is offered the chance to work as a live-in housekeeper and nanny for a family in Westchester County, New York, she takes it as a sign that a door to escape has been opened. Yet even as América revels in the comparative luxury of her new life, daring to care about a man other than Correa, she is faced with dramatic proof that no matter what she does, she can't get away from her past.
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2007
ISBN: 9780061433818
0061433810
9780061433801
0061433802
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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