Baker & Taylor Presents a heavily illustrated look at the elaborate preparations and rituals held in honor of the Day of the Dead in the Mexican state of Michoacan.
SCB Distributors Cultural Writing. Photography. Latino/Latina Studies. Newly available from SPD. MICHOACAN is one of a series of bilingual books, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE SOUL: DIA DE LOST MUERTOS IN MEXICO, so far consisting of three titles, dedicated to the celebration of this ancient festival in Mexico. Mary Andrade received the Latino Literary Hall of Fame award in 1999 in the areas of Travel and New Age Writing for her work as writer and phorographer of this unique series. This book, as OAXACA above, is lavishly illustrated with many color photos of the Day of the Dead, a holiday which has long been celebrated in Mexico and has recently become very poplar in the U.S. Includes recipes dishes from Michoac n (pan de muerto, uchepos) traditionally prepared for the Day of the Dead. Mary Andrade is co-publisher and editor of La Ofertas Review, a bilingual newspaper published in San Jose, California. Facing text in Spanish and English.