The House of Broken Angels
Luis Alberto Urrea
A Mexican-American family on the border celebrates the lives and legacies of two beloved relatives in this moving and poignant story. When patriarch Miguel Angel de La Cruz, known as Big Angel, summons his family for one last epic birthday celebration before he passes, he learns that his mother has also died. The weekend becomes a bittersweet farewell to two lives, featuring heartfelt tales of everyday citizens who overcame struggles in search of a better life in America. Luis Alberto Urrea's The House of Broken Angels is an epic and highly entertaining novel that cements his reputation as one of the best storytellers of his generation.