Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

The Aguero Sisters Essay & Criticism

Cristina Garcia
This Study Guide consists of approximately 81 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Aguero Sisters.
This section contains 679 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Aguero Sisters Study Guide

Critical Overview

The Agüero Sisters received far less critical attention than Garcia's universally praised first novel, Dreaming in Cuban. Some seemed to prefer the early novel, although almost all felt that her second novel confirmed Garcia's place as an important talent. In the New York Times, Michiko Kakutani said, "Although The Agüero Sisters lacks the compelling organic unity of Ms. Garcia's remarkable debut novel, Dreaming in Cuban (1992), it should ratify Ms. Garcia's reputation as a highly original, highly gifted young writer. It also attests, like that earlier book, to Ms. Garcia's intuitive understanding of families and the fierce, enduring connections that bind one generation to another."

The reviews for her second novel were, with a few exceptions, favorable. Pico Iyer, writing in Time, called The Agüero Sisters a "beautifully rounded work of art, as warm and wry and sensuous as the island [Garcia] so...

(read more from the Critical Overview section)

This section contains 679 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Aguero Sisters Study Guide
Copyrights
The Aguero Sisters from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook