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The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir By Ingrid Rojas Contreras Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593311165
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Anchor - July 11th, 2023

In this memoir, Ingrid Rojas Contreras examines the violence that has impacted her family since the Spanish invasion of pre-colonial Colombia, and the perseverance of her indigenous heritage in the magical practices that have been carried through the (male) generations. Meditations on memory, trauma, beliefs, and history are both lyrical and thought-provoking, especially when Rojas Contreras laser focuses on her relationship with her mercurial mother and their mirror-image experiences with amnesia and supernatural experiences. 

 


Review by Sarah C.