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The Hummingbird's Daughter

The Hummingbird's Daughter

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Discover an epic historical novel of a young saint escaping death from Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The House of Broken Angels.

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.

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Published: 04/03/2006
Pages: 528
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.16lbs
Size: 8.29h x 5.50w x 1.41d
ISBN: 9780316154529

Review Citation(s):
New York Times 04/16/2006 pg. 24

About the Author
A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonficiton The Devil's Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist.

He has won the Lannan Literary Award, an Edgar Award, and a 2017 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, among many other honors. Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, he lives outside of Chicago and teaches at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
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