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The lost chronicles of Terra Firma

Author: Rosario Aguilar; Edward W Hood
Publisher: Fredonia, NY : White Pine Press, ©1997.
Series: Secret weavers series, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Nicaraguan journalist weaves past and present into a historical novel about the Spanish conquest of Central America from perspective of six women of the period - three Spanish, two Amerindian, and one mestiza - involved in that violent conflict of cultures. Narrator intersperses her own life in the transition from the Sandinistas to the government of Violeta Chamorro with that of her women characters. Skillful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aguilar, Rosario, 1938-
Lost chronicles of Terra Firma.
Fredonia, NY : White Pine Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)608755166
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosario Aguilar; Edward W Hood
ISBN: 1877727628 9781877727627
OCLC Number: 36475643
Description: 186 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Secret weavers series, v. 10.
Other Titles: Niña blanca y los pájaros sin pies.
Responsibility: Rosario Aguilar ; translated by Edward Waters Hood.

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"A Nicaraguan journalist weaves past and present into a historical novel about the Spanish conquest of Central America from perspective of six women of the period - three Spanish, two Amerindian, and one mestiza - involved in that violent conflict of cultures. Narrator intersperses her own life in the transition from the Sandinistas to the government of Violeta Chamorro with that of her women characters. Skillful feminocentric recreation and a seamless natural translation make a compelling read. First published as La niña blanca y los pájaros sin pies (1992). Afterword by Ann González provides context"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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