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Carry me like water

Benjamin Alire Saenz

Carry me like water

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

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Published by Headline in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: 1995.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p. ;
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24963461M
    ISBN 100747252513
    ISBN 109780747252511
    OCLC/WorldCa60294724

      He tells the story of two siblings who grow up in very different Americas, both brought together by a magical third party, in Carry Me Like Water. 0 previous images. Description of the book "Carry Me Like Water": This immensely moving novel confronts divisions of race, gender, and class, fusing together the stories of people who come to recognize one another from former lives they didn't know existed -- or that they tried to forget. Diego, a deaf-mute, is barely surviving on the border in El Paso, Texas.

    A prominent theme that runs through Carry Me Across the Water is the reflected nature of the human experience, and Canin conveys this by weaving events throughout the novel that gently echo one another. For example, as a young man looking at his newborn, jaundiced stepbrother, Kleinman felt that he was, himself, "in part the father, the.   Provided to YouTube by CDBaby Carry Me Over the Water Michael Mc Ginnis Safe Harbor ℗ Greenhat Music Co Released on: Auto-generated by YouTube.

    Carry Me Like Water A Novel (Book): Sáenz, Benjamin Alire: Diego, the deaf-mute son of Mexican migrant workers, and his pseudo-yuppie sister, Helen, find their lives transformed when Helens roommate, a dedicated AIDS nurse, discovers she has the ability for out-of-body travel.   CARRY ME By Peter Behrens pp. Pantheon Books. $ The narrator in Peter Behrens’s novel “The O’Briens” speaks of “a restless instinct in the family, an appetite for Author: Dennis Bock.


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Beginning with Diego, a deaf-mute Mexican-American barely surviving on the border in El Paso, Texas, and progressing to the posh suburbs of San Francisco (where Diego's real sister, "Helen," has long ago abandoned him and her Chicano roots), Carry Me Like Water is an epic and immensely moving story that bluntly confronts divisions of race, gender, and class, fusing/5.

First-novelist and award-winning poet S†enz (Calendar of Dust,etc.) attempts a big book about race and family, love and death, but fails to rise above melodrama. Diego lives a life of poverty in El Paso, scraping by as a cook at a small bar.

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Carry me over the water Safe to the other side Facing an endless tide Constantly pulled out away from shore Feels like it's sink or swim And I just can't fight anymore But You take my hand Here is. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Carry Me Across the Water This is the gentle story of August Kleinman and the tribulations of his life.

At times a commentary on present day Judaism it intersperses the present with various happenings in August's past. Book Review: 'Carry Me' By Peter Behrens Peter Behrens' novel, Carry Me, follows the fortunes of two interconnected families through the World.

Carry Me Like Water by Benjamin Alire Saenz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().First-novelist and award-winning poet Senz (Calendar of Dust,etc.) attempts a big book about race and family, love and death, but fails to rise above melodrama.

Diego lives a life of poverty in El Paso, scraping by as a cook at a small bar. The people he works for and with are uncaring, and he has few friends. Not surprisingly, then, Diego feels disconnected from the world, so much so. A prominent theme that runs through Carry Me Across the Water is the reflected nature of the human experience, and Canin conveys this by weaving events throughout the novel that gently echo one another.

For example, as a young man looking at his newborn, jaundiced stepbrother, Kleinman felt that he was, himself, “in part the father, the /5(12).