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Tumble

Celia C. Pérez’s tale of a girl who learns that the father she’s never met is part of a family of professional wrestlers shines with emotion and complexity.

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Life would be easier if it were more like professional wrestling. It would be simple to tell the good guys from the bad guys, the "faces" from the "heels." Everyone would know who will win, and it would be simple to decide who to cheer for. 

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