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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica - The Witch's Husband Summary & Analysis

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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The Witch's Husband Summary

The girl is now a young woman, and her mother has asked her to travel to Puerto Rico to help with her grandparents. The girl's grandfather is slowly losing his grasp on reality, and her grandmother refuses to leave him or put him in institutional care. The young woman wonders how she will give advice to her grandmother, who she adores and who has devoted her life to the care of other people. With the exception of one year when she was in New York for health reasons, the grandmother was with her husband and five children.

Her grandmother must sense the reason for her visit because she interrupts her granddaughter with the offer of a story, which the girl can never refuse. The grandmother tells her about a man who is concerned because his wife leaves the bed...

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