|A Place Where the Sea Remembers
The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme
of The Rythms of Life and other themes related to A Place Where the
Allende, Isabel. Eva Luna. New York: Knopf, 1988. A novel that
recounts the adventurous life of Eva Luna, a South American woman with
a gift for storytelling. Eva Luna weaves together the stories of her
life and of the people she meets along the way. (challenge)
Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless Me, Ultima. New York: Warner-Time, 1972.
Tells of the struggles of Antonio, a young boy growing up in a small
town in New Mexico, and his touching relationship with the old curandera,
Binchy, Maeve. The Copper Beech. New York: Dell, 1992. Discover
the connections between the inhabitants of the small Irish town of Shancarrig.
Heusinkveld, Paula. The Mexicans: An Inside View of a Changing Society.
Worthington: Renaissance, 1993. Valuable insights and information
about contemporary Mexican life. (average)
Oster, Patrick. The Mexicans: A Personal Portrait of a People. New
York: Morrow, 1989. A personal account of Mexican culture. (average)
Perrone, Bobette, H. Henrietta Stockel, and Victoria Krueger. Medicine
Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989.
The stories of ten women healersNative American medicine women, Southwest
Hispanic curanderas, and women physiciansmake up the core of this exploration
of various cultural healing methods. (average)