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Holy radishes! by Roberto G. FernaМЃndez

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Published by Arte Público Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Florida

Subjects:

  • Cuban Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Florida -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRoberto G. Fernández.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.E7243 H64 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278037M
ISBN 101558850767, 1558850759
LC Control Number95009767

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“Holy Radishes! is a perfectly wonderful, magical book. It is by turns witty and wise, comic and tragic, in the clouds and down in the dirt. Even Dickens would be proud to have created such a cast of original and memorable characters. HOLY RADISHES. by Roberto Fernández. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 1st, More Fiction & Literature > Questions? Call us! our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Holy Radishes! is a perfectly wonderful, magical book. It is by turns witty and wise, comic and tragic, in the clouds and down in the dirt. Even Dickens would be proud to have created such a cast of original and memorable characters. Get this from a library! Holy radishes!. [Roberto G Fernández] -- A wacky tale on Cuban immigrants in Florida, former members of the upper classes now toiling in a radish processing plant. They include a daddy's boy who threw a suitcase of family money overboard.

Holy Radishes! › Customer reviews When I read the book I was a little dissapointed that the author had chosen not to have it set in a real place, but after reading and laughing outloud I could see that it really didn't make any difference. I also lived in Miami for many years and I knew quite a few people in exile. The satire of this book 5/5. Contribution to Book. Publication Date. Publication Title. Bringing the World Together (Proceedings from NAHLS Conference) Recommended Citation. Deaver, William O.. "Holy Radishes!: Image Is Everything." Bringing the World Together (Proceedings from NAHLS Conference) Author: William O. Deaver. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Black radishes were said to have been a favorite food of the Maccabees, and because of this they were later used in Hanukkah dishes. A classic Jewish dish of grated black radish, chicken fat, onion, salt, and pepper was common in 19th-century Lithuania, Ukraine, and northern Poland.

  The obvious activity to do with this book would be carving radishes; however, I am not about to do an activity involving knives with my three year old! Instead, I decided to focus on an aspect of the story that piqued my curiosity. Don Pedro is always careful to spray his radishes with water so they will stay fresh. Every Decem crowds gather in Oaxaca’s main square to celebrate the Night of the Radishes, or La Noche de ’s a competition between artists who use the purple produce to . Radishes and Rhubarb, Toronto, ON. likes. Author. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: Roberto G. Fernández (born 24 September ) is a Cuban American novelist and short story writer. He is noted for his grotesque satires of the Cuban American community, especially in his English-language novels, Raining Backwards and Holy Radishes! In , he was named the Dorothy Lois Breen Hoffman Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State Born: Septem (age 68), Sagua la Grande.