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Loteria (Digital Audiobook)

A Novel

By Mario Alberto Zambrano, Maria Cabezas (Narrator)

Publication Date: July 1, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/7/2021)
Paperback (7/1/2014)
Hardcover (7/2/2013)


Prepare to be enthralled by this lyrical, achingly human debut novel about a young girl's remarkable resilience in the face of loss. Struggling to cope as her family falls apart, eleven-year-old Luz María Castillo retreats into her beloved set of Lotería cards—a Mexican game featuring riddles and vibrant images. Each card represents a different memory, and as Luz shuffles through the deck, she weaves her recollections into a compelling story of love, loyalty, tragedy, and hope.

By turns affecting and inspiring, Lotería is a powerful novel that heralds the arrival of an outstanding new writer, one who reminds us of the importance of remembering, even when we are trying to forget.