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See also epistemology; Thomas theorem. 1. Broadly, the stance that the truth of any knowledge or fact is tied to a particular frame of ...

Pérez, Loida Maritza

Pérez, Loida Maritza (b. 1963)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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...not aware of this past history. The book details the points of view of at least five family members and the doings of four more. Pérez explains that she wrote it this way to avoid focusing on just one character's perspective, as is typical with coming-of-age novels. The rich perspectivism, the excavation of past history and memory, and the moments of magic and the uncanny make at times for an unwieldy narrative. The awkward ending with its double rape is hardly credible. But the book's depth, psychological acuity, and lack of sentimentality outweigh its...