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Senales Que Precederan Al Fin del Mundo
by Yuri Herrera


Overview - A gripping reflection of life on the border between the United States and Mexico, this novel combines contemporary sensibilities with pre-Colombian myth as it relates the story of Makina, a young, temperamental, and free-spirited girl searching for her missing brother.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A gripping reflection of life on the border between the United States and Mexico, this novel combines contemporary sensibilities with pre-Colombian myth as it relates the story of Makina, a young, temperamental, and free-spirited girl searching for her missing brother. Throughout her journey, Makina is forced to rely on her ingenuity to survive nine legendary quests in a hostile and dangerous world. Borrowing liberally from Western and indigenous mythic traditions, the story reframes a familiar strugglethat of undocumented immigrantsin an imaginative and unique way, while never compromising the fundamental and moving humanity of its heroine.

Una apasionante reflexion de la vida en la frontera de los Estados Unidos y Mexico, esta novela combina sensibilidades modernas con la mitologia precolombina mientras relata la historia de Makina, una joven temperamental y libre que busca a su hermano desaparecido. A lo largo de su camino, Makina tiene que depender de su ingenio para completar nueve etapas mitologicas en un mundo hostil y peligroso. Con referencias miticas provenientes tanto de la tradicion occidental como de la indigena, esta historia presenta una lucha familiarla de los inmigrantes indocumentadosen una manera imaginativa y unica, pero nunca comprometa la humanidad fundamental y conmovedora de su heroina."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9788492865062
  • ISBN-10: 8492865067
  • Publisher: Editorial Periferica
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds

Series: Largo Recorrido

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