Synopses & Reviews
A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. by one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful account of post-revolutionary Mexico from a female perspective.
Arrancame la vida is the first female interpretation of post-Revolutionary Mexico. With an enchanting blend of charm, wit, and self-possession, a young woman recounts her life between the ages of fifteen and thirty as the wife of a Revolutionary general.