My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl

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9780030005077: My Love, My Love, or the Peasant Girl

Rosa Guy's tropical retelling of -The Little Mermaid- is the gorgeous, tragic love story of Desiree, a beautiful peasant girl who devotes herself to the handsome, aristocratic young man whose life she has saved. When his upper-class fami-ly feels that Desiree's skin is too dark and her family too poor for a boy destined for power and wealth, Desiree proves that she is willing to give everything for love. This lovely reprint will break your heart.

Born in Trinidad, Rosa Guy has written 15 novels and has received the Coretta Scott King Award, and The New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year citation.

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"It's a testament to both of these heroines—so lovingly created, so achingly human, so believably true in their yearnings—that we want both of them to attain that ultimate mundane dream that made them so relatable in the first place."—"Los Angeles Review of Books"

-It's a testament to both of these heroines—so lovingly created, so achingly human, so believably true in their yearnings—that we want both of them to attain that ultimate mundane dream that made them so relatable in the first place.-—Los Angeles Review of Books

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