The Hummingbird's Daughter

Author(s): Luis Alberto Urrea

Fiction - Contemporary

The prizewinning writer Luis Alberto Urrea's long-awaited novel is 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--a dream that she has died. Only it was not a 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 and her family now that she has become the Saint of Cabora.THE HUMMINGBIRD?S DAUGHTER is a vast, hugely satisfying novel of love and loss, joy and pain. Two decades in the writing, this is the masterpiece that Luis Alberto Urrea has been building up to.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780316154529
  • : Little, Brown & Company
  • : Back Bay Books
  • : June 2006
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 35mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 528
  • : Luis Alberto Urrea