The Hummingbird's Daughter
A NovelBook - 2005
The long-awaited novel from this prize- winning author: 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. 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 now that she has become the 'Saint of Cabora.'
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, c2005
Branch Call Number: URR
Characteristics: 499 p