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Day of the Dead Box

Text by Gina Hyams,Photographs by Masako Takahashi

4-5/8 x 5-1/8 in; 96 pp;
Box 6.5 x 5-1/8 x 3-3/4 Polystone figurine 2.5 x 2 x 2
Hardcover
July 2001
ISBN 9780811830515
ISBN10 0811830519

SKU# 9780811830515

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Celebrating The Day of the Dead is a time-honored tradition in Mexico. Rather than an occasion to mourn those who have died, Mexicans see Da de los Muertos as an exuberant, sensual, life-affirming celebration, and create elaborate altars to honor their d...
Day of the Dead Box


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Day of the Dead Box

Celebrating The Day of the Dead is a time-honored tradition in Mexico. Rather than an occasion to mourn those who have died, Mexicans see Da de los Muertos as an exuberant, sensual, life-affirming celebration, and create elaborate altars to honor their dead. Refer to the enclosed book to learn about the rich history, ritual, and significance that surrounds the Day of the Dead, and use the altar and figurine in the box to create your own celebration of a loved one's life.

 

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4-5/8 x 5-1/8 in; 96 pp;
Box 6.5 x 5-1/8 x 3-3/4 Polystone figurine 2.5 x 2 x 2
Hardcover
July 2001
ISBN 9780811830515
ISBN10 0811830519
Gina Hyams is the author of several books on travel and Mexico, including the Day of the Dead Box and Mexicasa, both published by Chronicle Books. Her work has also appeared in several literary anthologies and in San Francisco Magazine, Salon, Newsweek, and on National Public Radio. She lives in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.