Las Posesiones

Alvarado Quesada, Carlos. Las Posesiones. San José, Costa Rica: Editorial Uruk, April 2012. (a novel)

Las Posesiones takes place at a time following the entry of the United States in World War II, when governments of several Latin American countries, including Costa Rica, set up internment camps to confine the Germans, Italians, Japanese and their descendants. Within the novel, the stories of Ana Rodriguez and Samuel Roth, Stefan Schmitz, and Gerhard intertwine into one, all with ties to the war, their family, and the government.