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Review of ‘The Affairs of the Falcóns’

Set in New York City in the mid-1990s, Melissa Rivero’s debut novel, The Affairs of the Falcóns, shows how one immigrant woman keeps her dreams alive.

Ana Rios dreams of owning a restaurant, but obstacles are stacked against her. She and her underemployed husband, along with their two kids, are Peruvian immigrants without papers and are…

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