A Handbook to Luck
Publish date: April 10th 2007
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
This book was about three seemingly mediocre people, but with interesting problems and dilemmas,and how each of their lives intersected, all by coincidence-A Cuban boy with an apparent gift for mathematics, a magician father, and the legacy of his deceased mother (who was killed during a performance...
The story of three immigrants in the United States whose lives eventually intertwine. "Everyone talked about living the American dream, but what about its ravages?"The joys and challenges of trying to make a life in a country that is not your own. Great novel.
Cristina Garcia created three likable, colorful characters, any of which had the potential for a great novel on his/her own. Then she inexplicably placed them all in the same novel and switched back and forth between their stories. The result is that we never really get to know any of them or thei...
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