In The Book of Unknown Americans, how is the scene where the Riveras sit down for a dinner of oatmeal a turning point for the family and for the book?
When the Rivera family sits down to dine on oatmeal, Maribel laughs. Both Arturo and Alma are shocked because they haven't heard her laugh since her injury.
Maribel has a traumatic brain injury. It affects every facet of her capability and ways of interacting with the world. It's also what drove the Rivera family to move to America; they hoped that she could...
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