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Queen of America

Luis Alberto Urrea

Queen of America

a novel

by Luis Alberto Urrea

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexicans,
  • Fiction,
  • Women healers,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    The remarkable heroine of The hummingbird"s daughter returns in this epic novel of love and loss in a restless America. Teresita"s passage will take her across the nation as she comes to terms with her place in a new world. She must finally ask herself the ultimate question: is a saint allowed to fall in love?

    Edition Notes

    StatementLuis Alberto Urrea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3571.R74 Q44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination491 p. ;
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25162126M
    ISBN 100316154865
    ISBN 109780316154864
    LC Control Number2011023065
    OCLC/WorldCa707964757

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About Queen of America This is the sequel to The Hummingbird’s Daughter. It’s a personal favorite because I feel I made some happy forward moves in my writing.

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Queen of America begins its journey where The Hummingbird’s Daughter’s tale ends. Acclaimed biographer Sarah Bradford explores the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the woman who has captivated the public for more than five decades, in a definitive portrait that is both sympathetic and frank.

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The House of Broken Angels; The Water Museum; Into the Beautiful North; The Hummingbird’s Daughter; Queen of America; In Search of Snow; Six Kinds of Sky; Mr.

Mendoza’s Paintbrush; Nonfiction. The Devil’s Highway; Nobody’s Son: Notes from an American Life; Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border; By.The second book in Berlants trilogy on citizenship, The Queen of America Goes to Washington is less an example of easily accessible literary criticism that is equally theoretical and is more a cultural criticism that expands her construct of the national fantasy with more investigation in regard to the intricacies of what citizenship means in the United States/5.

Besieged by pilgrims and pursued by assassins, Teresita embarks on a journey through turn-of-the-century industrial America-New York, San Francisco, St. Louis. She meets immigrants and tycoons, European royalty and Cuban .