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By Nasario García

“Children and adults alike will get pleasure from Nasario’s remarkable telling of the occasions that have been a part of his transforming into up. As I learn the tales I heard Nasario’s voice and that i may perhaps see sincerely the folks and locations he describes. i used to be reminded that the tales our grandparents instructed not just entertained us, they taught us useful lessons.

“The magic of storytelling continues to be with us. At domestic or within the lecture room, tales akin to those will spark the mind's eye and inspire reading.”—Rudolfo Anaya, writer of Bless Me, Ultima

The renowned cuentos that folks and grandparents in rural New Mexico as soon as upon a time instructed their kids are a wealthy resource of the folklore of the area and supply enjoyable leisure. during this selection of bilingual tales in regards to the Río Puerco Valley, the place Nasario García grew up, he stocks the traditions, myths, and tales of his native land. He recounts tales of the evil eye and hen racing, the Wailing girl and the punishing of the santos. previous every one story is García’s short rationalization of the heritage and tradition in the back of the story.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

Nasario García is the writer of many books of reports, poems, and folklore from New Mexico. you could study extra approximately García’s paintings by means of vacationing his web site, www.nasariogarciaphd.com.

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