The latest book by novelist and critic Molina, a major figure in Latin American letters. The novel chronicles Marcela’s flight to the place of her birth, the small town of San Lazaro in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, after being deceived in love. Here, she searches for her past, exploring records in the church of San Anselmo and interviewing her Uncle Santiago and Aunt Josefa. Her search leads her to a secret that her mother guarded closely throughout her life. A passionate, emotionally charged, and nostalgic story about the influence of the past on the present and the choices people are forced to make.—Library Journal Download and start listening now!