No One Will See Me Cry

Description

Joaquin Buitrago, a photographer in the Castaneda Insane Asylum, believes a patient is a prostitute he knew years earlier. His obsession in confirming Matilde's identity leads him to explore the clinics records, and her tragic history. He discovers that she was a peasant adopted by a doctor uncle. She led a calm life until Cástulo, a young revolutionary chased by the authorities, finds shelter in her home. Matilde's eyes are opened to the social upheaval will lead her to break with her uncle and hide out with Diamantina Vicari. Diamantina's death devastates Matilde so much that she wanders about, completely lost, doing all kinds of jobs, including prostitution. As the photographer discovers more details, he becomes convinced that he and Matilde should live together. Ultimately, as they face defeat in a repressive society, they search to establish in the rubble an uncertain future that will somehow restore their freedom.

Details

Author(s)
Cristina Rivera-Garza
Format
Paperback | 207 pages
Dimensions
137 x 216 x 23mm | 312.98g
Publication date
01 Nov 2003
Publisher
Curbstone Press,U.S.
Publication City/Country
St Paul, MN, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1880684918
ISBN13
9781880684917
Bestsellers rank
649,930