The first Mexican-American woman to write in English

Of course, she was forgotten for 100 years.

There’s a certain sass to titling your debut novel Who Would Have Thought It? It’s cunning, kind of rude, and a perfect comeback to someone telling you something you truly already know. It’s no surprise to find that inside the covers of this 1872 (!!) novel is a satirical, sharp witted, real banger of a novel about what it means to be an American, how w…

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