How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents - Part 1, 1989-1972, Antojos Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, 1989-1972, Antojos Summary

Yolanda has returned home from the United States and her aunts and cousins have been busily preparing for a party in her honor. The relatives are all babbling around Yolanda, telling about their lives and asking about hers. There is a big cake with many candles to be lit, each one signifying a city in the Dominican Republic where they live. Yolanda has been away for five years and is not sure she is going back, but has told no one of her plans just yet.

The women ask Yolanda what she wants to do while visiting here, and all she can think of is that she would like to eat some guavas and hopes to pick some in a drive north in a few days. This puts the women in a spin because women do not drive by themselves alone anywhere in...

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