Baker & Taylor A family’s intimate portrait is woven into the social changes that took place between the first half of the 19th century and the Mexican Revolution.
A family’s intimate portrait is woven into the social changes that took place between the first half of the nineteenth century and the Mexican Revolution. Through a superbly executed combination of fiction, historical records and autobiographical elements, the author reconstructs her family tree achieving an intimate portrayal of their passions, secrets, joys and vicissitudes, while providing a vivid chronicle of the traditions, customs, dances, dresses, furniture, conflict, letters, parties, and gatherings of the time. Her tale begins when two peasants find her newborn great-grandfather on a riverbank and ends when her grandparents travel to Cuba escaping from the revolutionMaries.
Baker & Taylor Looks at the intimate life of a Mexican family from the middle of the nineteenth century through the beginning of the Mexican Revolution, in a novel based on the author's own family history.