Curbstone Books, 2003. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Item #286833
242 pages. A novel, winner of the 2003 Marmol Prize for a first book of fiction by a Latino/a writer. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author on the title page to Bryce Milligan who is listed in the acknowledgements, which reads in part: 'Bryce, thank you so much for all your support through the entire process... Carla Trujillo.' With the folded publisher's prospectus stapled to a handwritten review by Milligan (?) laid in.
What Night Brings focuses on a Chicano working-class family living in California during the 1960s. Marci--smart, feisty and funny--tells the story with the wisdom of someone twice her age as she determines to defy her family and God in order to find her identity, sexuality and freedom.