Being A latino that is 28-year-old surprised My brand brand New Novel, Memoirs of the Middle-Aged White Lady, Has Been So Poorly Received

by Carlos Greaves

With all of the debate surrounding my new novel, Memoirs of the Middle-Aged White Lady, i needed to set aside a second to create the record right about this book to my intentions, also to show my complete shock and dissatisfaction at its bad reception.

Whenever I attempted to compose this novel, which occurs in Iowa and centers around 46-year-old Meradyth Spensir along with her 8-year-old son Chab, my objective was to shed light on the battles that white middle-aged ladies in America face — struggles that we, a 28-year-old Latino guy, don’t understand much about but we would imagine are pretty tough. And also as far as I’m stressed, we freaking nailed it.

First of all, my publisher, whom additionally is actually Latino, positively liked it, along side everybody else i’ve delivered copies for the guide to. Ricky Martin called it “a literary triumph.” Antonio Banderas composed, “Carlos writes about being white and middle-aged and a lady the method no one else in the usa can.” And David Ortiz said, “This novel is really so completely authentic.

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