by Carlos Greaves
With all the debate surrounding my brand brand new novel, Memoirs of the Middle-Aged White Lady, i needed to take the time to create the record right about this book to my intentions, and also to show my complete surprise and frustration at its poor reception.
When I attempt to write this novel, which happens in Iowa and centers around 46-year-old Meradyth Spensir and her 8-year-old son Chab, my objective would be to shed light in the battles that white middle-aged ladies in America face вЂ” struggles that we, a 28-year-old Latino guy, donвЂ™t understand much about but we would imagine are pretty tough. So that as far as IвЂ™m stressed, we freaking nailed it.
For beginners, my publisher, whom additionally is Latino, definitely liked it, along side everybody else i’ve delivered copies for the written guide to. Ricky Martin called it вЂњa literary triumph.вЂќ Antonio Banderas published, вЂњCarlos writes about being white and middle-aged and a female the means no body else in the usa can.вЂќ And David Ortiz stated, вЂњThis novel is indeed completely authentic. (more…)