Nov 25, 2011 12:01 AM EDT
The Barbarian Nurseries
Dawn Raffel, Reader's Digest Editor at Large, Books
In a liberal Orange County family facing a tightening budget, their undocumented housekeeper is forced to become their babysitter. There are big mistakes and major miscommunication. Says Publishers Weekly,
“Tobar is both inventive and relentless in pricking the pretentious social consciences of his entitled Americans.” The Mexican characters don’t get off any easier.