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September 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

IN-PERSON: An Evening with Claire Ibarra


September 13, 2021
6:30 pm


Books & Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 US
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Books & Books presents…

An Evening with

Claire Ibarra


Fragile Saints

(Adelaide Books, $19.60)

Monday, September 13, 6:30 pm

Please be aware that at this time, masks are still required inside for all our events by all patrons. Event attendance is capped at 30 for our safety. Thank you for your cooperation.

About the Book:

Fragile Saints is a novel set in Peru. Elsa is living in California and struggling with loss, betrayal, and her recent divorce. When her dying grandmother requests to see her, she visits Peru. There, Elsa learns she has inherited a country house near the old family hacienda, which is haunted by a dark secret. Elsa is intrigued with the house, its caretakers, and her new lover Gustavo, yet she encounters disturbing ghostly visitors.

The novel takes the reader on Elsa’s journey, as well as into the family’s past. Fragile Saints uses magical realism to create a family saga where ancestral mishaps and the natural world influence the characters, making them vulnerable and yet also indomitable.


About the Author:

CLAIRE IBARRA: Claire’s novel Fragile Saints was published by Adelaide Books in 2021. Her poetry chapbook Vortex of Our Affections was published by Finishing Line Press in 2017. Claire’s work can also be found in many fine literary magazines and anthologies. She received her MFA in creative writing from Florida International University. Claire currently lives and teaches in Colorado.