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The hummingbird's daughter : a novel

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, and Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This historical novel is based on Urrea's real great-aunt Teresita, who had healing powers and was acclaimed as a saint. Urrea has researched historical accounts and family records for years to get an accurate story.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Bildungsromans
Historical fiction, American
Bildungsromans, American
Fiction
Named Person: Teresa Urrea; Teresa Urrea
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316745464 9780316745468 0316154520 9780316154529
OCLC Number: 57068438
Description: 499 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.
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Miracles and passion abound in this mesmerizing novel--hailed everywhere as a masterwork--the story of a remarkable young woman's sudden sainthood in the revolutionary-era Mexico of the late 19th  Read more...

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by jaredburton (WorldCat user published 2013-03-27) Very Good Permalink

Without a doubt, this book was captivating. I was engrossed from the first chapter.
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