Her Apparitions & Other Human Longings
By Lisa Furtado
Published: April 12, 2011 by
LISA FURTADO’S Fatima is a young American girl of the 1980’s. She comes ‘of age’ in the disenfranchised era after the “Flower Power” movement, as the daughter of a proud American military leader. Her father’s frequent absences, and strict, intolerant manner, drive Fatima, (and her mother) into different quests that take them from the mainstream of the American idealized family.