Fruit of the Drunken Tree
A NovelBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Previous selection: October 9th, 2019.
Partly based on the author’s real-life experiences growing up in Bogotá, Fruit of the Drunken Tree is a vivid portrait of innocent young lives caught in the middle of a horrifying conflict. SFPL's July- September 2019 On the Same Page selection.
A moving story of two young girls who become friends despite their differences and are ultimately divided by the upheaval and terror in their home of Colombia. This incredible debut looks closely at political violence, class, female friendships, and privilege.
Local author’s beautifully detailed novel takes place in 90’s Colombia through the eyes of a young girl.