NOVEL | 2012 | 122 pages
A long drive across Chile's Atacama Desert, traversing the "worn-out" puzzle of a broken family—a young man's corrosive intimacy with his mother, the obtrusive cheer of his absentee father. his uncle's unexplained death. The camanchaca is a low fog pushing in from the sea, its moisture sustaining near-barren landscape. Sometimes, the silences are what bind us.
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