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Brando Skyhorse

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Take This Man: A Memoir (2014)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I enjoy memoirs, but they can leave you with a heavy heart. I could personally write a memoir about childhood brokenness. However, I think the message from these types of books is somewhat the same as the message from my experience - the human spirit tries really hard, with vary...
The Madonnas of Echo Park (2010)
3.55 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I agree and then some... Well written and honest critique, Karissa. The bus driver was a total put-off for me. Seems as if Skyhorse used some of the characters to spew bigotry. That whole bit of "...Mexicans being the new Niggers.." Pffft! Really?! When were you NOT?! Where were ...
Las Madonnas de Echo Park (2000)
3.55 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Skyhorse paints an intimate portrait of the lives of the people of Echo Park, an LA neighborhood. Some are Mexican immigrants, some are US born, and their lives are often grim and harsh. Deportation, gangs, killings--it left me, as the reader, with a sense of hopelessness. As I r...
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