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Sabina Berman Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World Book

Sabina Berman Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World Book

Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World

A transporting and brilliant novel narrated by an unforgettable woman Karen Nieto, an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest giftsAs intimate as it is profound, and as clear eyed as it is warmhearted, Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World marks an extraordinary debut by the award winning Mexican playwright, journalist, and poet Sabina Berman.Karen Niet A transporting and brilliant novel narrated by an unforgettable woman Karen Nieto, an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest giftsAs intimate as it is profound, and as clear eyed as it is warmhearted, Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World marks an extraordinary debut by the award winning Mexican playwright, journalist, and poet Sabina Berman.Karen Nieto passed her earliest years as a feral child, left alone to wander the vast beach property near her family s failing tuna cannery But when her aunt Isabelle comes to Mexico to take over the family business, she discovers a real girl amidst the squalor So begins a miraculous journey for autistic savant Karen, who finds freedom not only in the love and patient instruction of her aunt but eventually at the bottom of the ocean swimming among the creatures of the sea Despite how far she s come, Karen remains defined by the things she can t do until her gifts with animals are finally put to good use at the family s fishery Her plan is brilliant Consolation Tuna will be the first humane tuna fishery on the planet Greenpeace approves, fame and fortune follow, and Karen is swept on a global journey that explores how we live, what we eat, and how our lives can defy even our own wildest expectations

Title : Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World
Author :  Sabina Berman
Language : English
Isbn : 0805093257
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 256 pages

Rating: 4.7

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