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Elva Trevino Hart Author- SIMPATICAS: SAN MIGUEL STORIES

SIMPATICAS: SAN MIGUEL STORIES

by Elva Trevino Hart

In Elva Trevino Hart’s first collection of short stories, we meet people of San Miguel de Allende, a town nestled in the eastern part of Guanajuato in Mexico’s mountainous bajio region that has a mild climate and a accommodating culture.  We meet a variety of well-to-do Anglo characters, some haunted by ghosts and others by their own pasts, some find renewed meaning and purpose, and still others explore their sexuality.  Witnessing it all are the maids of San Miguel, the women charged with making their employers’ lives carefree and luxurious.  But these women are not the demure, silent types.  Rather, they are independent and strong-minded, content in their self-reliance and with their relationships with their comadres.  As the two cultures interact and contrast, the women work magic to heal or redeem their employers, although sometimes the sorcery of others trumps their own.

160 pp   paper   $15.00   ISBN 978-1-931010-61-0

Bilingual Review Press

1-866-965-3867

http://www.asu.edu/brp

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R. L. Clayton Author- SEA SPECIES

SEA SPECIES

by R. L. Clayton

Vol. 1 of the Evolution River Series

The Future History of Mankind

(Self-published, $12.95)

With advancements in the modern science of genetics engineering, the evolutionary process, according to former mining engineer Clayton (who also has an interest in algae aquaculture for biofuel) is going to speed up phenomenally. A million years could be telescoped into a 100, maybe 10. Pretty heady sci-fi stuff.

In an underground community on the Tohono O’odham reservation, a small group connected at one time with Biosphere2 (near Oracle) is attempting to establish new evolutionary rates for plants and their effects.

evolutionriver.com

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