White Light

Version: Unabridged
Author: Vanessa Garcia
Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Women
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Published In: November 2019
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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Overview

Just before her father's sudden death, Cuban-American artist Veronica Gonzalez is offered her first gallery exhibit, a real chance to break into the art world. Torn between the need to mourn and the pressure to create new artwork, Veronica is propelled into a fever-dream of productivity and grief, amidst memories of her tumultuous relationship with her colorful but infuriating Cuban emigre father, a volatile man of outsize appetites and passions who never stopped longing for his homeland. Praised by Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka for its 'lyrical pace and texture,' White Light maps a young woman's struggle to distill her grief, rage, and love onto the canvas.

Author Details

Author Details

Garcia, Vanessa

Born in Miami to Cuban emigre parents, Vanessa Garcia is a multidisciplinary writer and artist whose paintings and installations have been exhibited throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Her most recent plays include The Cuban Spring; Grace, Sponsored by Monteverde; and The Crocodile's Bite.