The Hummingbird's Daughter
A NovelBook - 2006
The long-awaited novel from this prize- winning author: an epic mystical drama of a young woman's sudden sainthood in late-19th century Mexico. It is 1889 and civil war is brewing in Mexico. A 16 year old girl, Teresita, illegitimate but beloved daughter of the wealthy and powerful rancher Don Tomas Urrea, wakes from the strangest dream. This passionate and rebellious young woman has arisen from death with a power to heal - but it will take all her faith to endure the trials that await her now that she has become the 'Saint of Cabora.'
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co., 2006
Edition: 1st Back Bay paperback ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION Urrea
Characteristics: 499, 12 p. : geneal. tal ; 21 cm