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Folk Wisdom of Mexico

Proverbios y dichos Mexicanos

Collected and Translated by Jeff M. Sellers,Illustrations by Annika Maria Nelson,Forward by Gary Soto

5 x 7 in; 80 pp;
24 Full-Color Illustrations
Hardcover
April 1994
ISBN 9780811805131
ISBN10 0811805131

SKU# 9780811805131

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With a delightful mixture of laughter and love, fatalism and faith, the proverbs of Mexico capture the wisdom, spirit, and experience of a complex and colorful country. Over 100 authentic sayings -- or dichos -- are presented in this charming bilin...
Folk Wisdom of Mexico


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Folk Wisdom of Mexico

With a delightful mixture of laughter and love, fatalism and faith, the proverbs of Mexico capture the wisdom, spirit, and experience of a complex and colorful country. Over 100 authentic sayings -- or dichos -- are presented in this charming bilingual assortment. Compiled by a former writer for the Mexico City News, illustrated with dramatic artwork, and including a foreword by Gary Soto, the noted Chicano poet, this wise and wonderful collection will entertain, inform, and enchant readers both north and south of the border.

 

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5 x 7 in; 80 pp;
24 Full-Color Illustrations
Hardcover
April 1994
ISBN 9780811805131
ISBN10 0811805131

Gary Soto is one of today's most celebrated Chicano writers. He has received the Literature Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and his New & Selected Poems was a finalist for the National Book Award. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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