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Jesusita – Review and Giveaway

Book Title: Jesusita by Ronald L. Ruiz Category: Adult fiction, 275 pages Genre: Literary Publisher: Amika Press Book Description Jesusita is the story of immigrants—legal and illegal—trying to survive in California in the years after World War II. Jesusita, alone and impoverished, struggles to keep her four young children together. Though she finds support from Padre Montes at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, her faith won’t solve her problems, especially those with her daughter, Paulina. Far from home, Filipino laborers are denied by law any contact with white women. Angie, the young daughter of an illiterate and unmarried mother, knows only

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