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.The deer is gone, andwater stands before her: golden fish. Coyote drinks from thepool andlooks ather with happy yellow eyes. She watches his fur ripple. He looks to his left, ... aDid you bring mea ladder?a she asks. They laugh. They embrace.
|Title||:||The Hummingbird's Daughter|
|Author||:||Luis Alberto Urrea|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2006-06-01|