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In his critically acclaimed bestseller Rain of Gold, Victor Villase-or brought his mother's family vividly to life. In Wild Steps Of Heaven, he turns to his father's family, the Villase-ors. Against a vivid backdrop of love and war, magic and heroism, the author breathes life into his father's people--and in particular, the Villase-or women*Margarita, the indomitable matriarch who was swept away by Don Juan Jesus Villase-or on the eve of the Mexican revolution*their beautiful daughters, who find strength and endurance in their mother's faith, and searing passion amidst the turmoil of war. But it is little Juan, the youngest son, through whose eyes this tumultuous saga unfolds. Juan would learn from his brother Jose, a hero of the revolution, how to be a man; and from his beloved mother, how to live and love con gusto y amor.

A story of madness and miracles, rage and redemption, In Wild Steps Of Heaven creates a riveting portrait of an extraordinary family and the country whose earth gave them roots.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385315661
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
California
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Mexican American families
Subject:
Family -- Mexico -- History -- Fiction.
Series Volume:
84-397
Publication Date:
1996
Pages:
296 p.

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History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Latin American

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