The Veins of the Ocean: A Novel

The Veins of the Ocean: A Novel

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“Engel has an eye for detail. She knows how to drown the reader in a sense of enchantment... She writes exquisite moments.”—Roxane Gay, The Nation

Reina Castillo is the alluring young woman whose beloved brother is serving a death sentence for a crime that shocked the community, throwing a baby off a bridge—a crime for which Reina secretly blames herself. With her brother's death, though devastated and in mourning, Reina is finally released from her prison vigil.… (more)

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“The Veins of the Ocean” is its own willing plunge into deeper, darker realms.

This, mercifully, is a book as concerned with transforming the human condition as it is with the unflinching examination of its wounds.

Book Details  

Publisher: Grove Press (May 03, 2016)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction 2017 winner

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