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The hummingbird's daughter : a novel

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, and Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction, American
Bildungsromans, American
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Bildungsromans
History
Fiction
Named Person: Teresa Urrea; Teresa Urrea
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316745464 9780316745468 0316154520 9780316154529
OCLC Number: 57068438
Awards: Winner of Kiriyama Prize (Fiction) 2006
Winner of ALA Notable Books (Fiction) 2006
Description: 499 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.
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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.

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Review: The Hummingbird's Daughter

by jaredburton (WorldCat user published 2013-03-27) Very Good Permalink

Without a doubt, this book was captivating. I was engrossed from the first chapter.
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