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In Latin American culture with its blend of Indian, Spanish, Catholic, and African influence magic is a part of the everyday world. Momentos mA-gicos, or magic moments, can come in many forms. For storyteller Olga Loya, magic occurs every time an ancient story is passed from teller to listener. The sixteen stories here are full of momentos mA-gicos. Presented in equally vibrant English and Spanish, they include stories of the supernatural, such as the Mexican tale of La Llorona, the ....
Fifteen stories, full of momentos magicos and presented in equally vibrant English and Spanish, include tales of the supernatural, of animals and tricksters, of strong women, and myths. In stories from Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Colombia, and the Mayan, Chol, and Aztec peoples, Loya works her magic to create humorous, vital, and powerful renditions of centuries-old legends.