The governmentspeak is strong with this one.
This is Urrea, a hell of a writer who’s wickedly funny, writes sex scenes like Neruda, and constructs his 60-plus-years narrative with the care of an urban planner.
I was startled to discover that Mexican officials frequently treat water distribution and treatment not as public services but as political favors.
The 11 countries, which together add up to 13 percent of the global economy, include Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and others.
“Astrid and her father are Indigenous K’iche from Guatemala fleeing violence, insecurity, and systemic marginalization.”