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Malinche

Author: Laura Esquivel; Ernesto Mestre-Reed; Jordi Castells
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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When Malinalli, a member of a tribe conquered by the Aztec warriors, first meets Cortes, she--like so many--believes that the conquistador is the reincarnated forefather god of her tribe. Naturally, she assumes that her task is to help Cortes destroy the Aztec empire and free her people. The two fall passionately in love, but Malinalli gradually comes to realize that Cortes's thirst for conquest is all too human. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Named Person: Marina; Hernán Cortés; Hernán Cortés; Marina
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Esquivel; Ernesto Mestre-Reed; Jordi Castells
ISBN: 9780743290357 0743290356
OCLC Number: 123551878
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Malinche.
Responsibility: Laura Esquivel ; translated by Ernesto Mestre-Reed ; illustrations by Jordi Castells.
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When Malinalli, a member of a tribe conquered by the Aztec warriors, first meets Cortes, she--like so many--believes that the conquistador is the reincarnated forefather god of her tribe. Naturally, she assumes that her task is to help Cortes destroy the Aztec empire and free her people. The two fall passionately in love, but Malinalli gradually comes to realize that Cortes's thirst for conquest is all too human. He is willing to destroy anyone, even his own men, even their own love.

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