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Nelly Rosario

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Nelly Rosario was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Brooklyn, where she now lives. She received a B.A. in engineering from MIT and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Columbia University. She was named a “Writer on the Verge” by the Village Voice Literary Supplement in 2001. Song of the Water Saints won the 2002 Pen Open Book Award.

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El canto del agua
Una novela
Written by Nelly Rosario


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: September 16, 2003
Price: $12.00

This vibrant, provocative début novel explores the dreams and struggles of three generations of Dominican women. Graciela, born on the outskirts of Santo Domingo at the turn of the century, is a headstrong adventuress who comes of age during the U.S. occupation. Too poor to travel beyond her imagination, she is... Read more >
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El canto del agua
Una novela
Written by Nelly Rosario


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Song of the Water Saints
A Novel
Written by Nelly Rosario


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $12.95

This vibrant, provocative début novel explores the dreams and struggles of three generations of Dominican women. Graciela, born on the outskirts of Santo Domingo at the turn of the century, is a headstrong adventuress who comes of age during the U.S. occupation. Too poor to travel beyond her imagination, she is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Song of the Water Saints
A Novel
Written by Nelly Rosario


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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