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MIRROR OF MISERY



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Sinopse

Omayra grows up In El Cerrito, a prison of impotence, despair, pain and sadness. To withstand her drunken fathers physical abuse, she takes refuge in school, where she learns that she shares her prison with other children. She would have been brutally raped, except that her brother saves her by killing their father.Still believing in love, she marries a good man and leaves all the misery behind. A few months of ecstasy follow, but his unspeakable past catches up with him and shes quite surprised when he starts abusing her. Meanwhile, her brother gets murdered.Heartbroken, she musters the courage to leave her husband and moves back with her mother. Leaving El Cerrito is crucial, but without an education, her chances approach zero.She is determined to hold on to her moral values, but soon finds herself down the dreaded road to immorality. She knows the cost is her dignity, self-esteem and self-respect. With every step she takes down that road she promises the Virgin Mary that it will be the last one. As she constantly tries to turn back, her mothers demands for money are increasingly greater.Omayra makes a lot of money as an immigrant prostitute, but she feels dead and freedom is the only thing that can revive her dead body. However, first she must escape her dominant mothers manipulation.Set in Latin America in the 70s, 80s and early 90s, MIRROR OF MISERY takes us on a trip to the dangerous underworld of prostitution and crime where victims survive by becoming predators.

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2012
    • Ano:  2014
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000179570814
    • ISBN:  9781476070889
    • Faixa Etária:  a partir de 18 anos

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