Hispanic Heritage Month
Queen of AmericaView Catalog Entry
The sequel to The Hummingbird's Daughter finds Teresita Urrea fleeing to Arizona with her father after the Tomochic Rebellion but is inundated with visits from pilgrims seeking her skills as a healer until she is chased to New York by assassins.
Sudden Fiction LatinoView Catalog Entry
A collection of short-short works includes contributions by top U.S. Latino and Latin American authors, including Junot Dâiaz, Sandra Cisneros, Isabel Allende, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcâia Mâarquez, and Roberto Bolaäno.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar WaoView Catalog Entry
Living with an old-world mother and rebellious sister, an urban New Jersey misfit dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and believes that a long-standing family curse is thwarting his efforts to find love and happiness. A first novel by the author of the collection, Drown. 100,000 first printing.
Lost City RadioView Catalog Entry
Imparting comfort while reading the names of missing people to her war-ravaged listeners, top-rated radio host Norma finds her life irrevocably changed when a young boy from a remote jungle village provides a connection to her long-missing husband. By the author of War by Candlelight. 50,000 first printing.
Woman Hollering Creek and Other StoriesView Catalog Entry
The author of The House on Mango Street gives voice to characters on both sides of the Mexican border, from a young girl harboring special secrets to a witch woman circling above her village. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. Tour.
Frida Kahlo: The PaintingsView Catalog Entry
In small, stunningly rendered self–portraits, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo painted herself cracked open, hemorrhaging during a miscarriage, anesthetized on a hospital gurney, and weeping beside her own extracted heart. Her works are so incendiary in emotion and subject matter that one art critic suggested the walls of an exhibition be covered with asbestos.
Gran Cocina LatinaView Catalog Entry
The co-owner of two Latin restaurants in Hoboken, New Jersey, presents 500 recipes from the Latin world ranging from Mexico to Argentina and all the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean including adobos, sofritos, empanadas, tamales, ceviches, moles and flan. 30,000 first printing.
The World in HalfView Catalog Entry
Miraflores has never known her father, and until now, she's never thought that he wanted to know her. She's long been aware that her mother had an affair with him while she was stationed with her then husband in Panama, and she's always assumed that her p
The Hummingbird's DaughterView Catalog Entry
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.
Harvest of EmpireView Catalog Entry
Describes the impact of Latin American immigration to the United States throughout history and reveals the cultural, social, and political experiences and contributions of each Hispanic group.