Thirteen Senses (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 544 pages
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A daring memoir of love, magic, adventure, and miracles, Victor Villaseñor's Thirteen Senses continues the exhilarating family saga that began in the widely acclaimed bestseller Rain of Gold, delivering a stunning story of passion, family, and the forgotten mystical senses that stir within us all.

Thirteen Senses begins with the fiftieth wedding anniversary of the aging former bootlegger Salvador and his elegant wife, Lupe. When asked by a young priest to repeat the sacred ceremonial phrase "to honor and obey," Lupe surprises herself and says. "No, I will not say 'obey'. How dare you! You don't talk to me like this after fifty years of marriage and I now knowing what I know!" After the hilarious shock of Lupe's rejection of the ceremony, the Villaseñor family is forced to examine the love that Lupe and Salvador have shared for so many years -- a universal, gut-honest love that will eventually energize and inspire the couple into old age.

  

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Review: Thirteen Senses: A Memoir

User Review  - Lewis Kelley - Goodreads

I was certain I wrote a review last year when I finished the book but apparently I was wrong. Salvador and Lupe's story is one that mimics life with all its craziness and spontaneity and that's why I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lupe - Goodreads

A beautiful story about Life, Love, Respect, Faith and Papito Dios !! I truly enjoyed this love story. 5 out of 5 stars without a doubt . Read full review

Contents

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Page 11 - N. to be your husband? Do you promise to be true to him in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, to love him and honor him all the days of your life?
Page 12 - N., for my lawful wife, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.
Page 247 - To have and to hold for better for worse for richer for poorer in sickness and in health to love and to cherish.
Page 11 - N. to be your wife? Do you promise to be true to her in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, to love her and honor her all the days of your life?
Page 249 - After all, he said in his wedding vows that he would love and cherish her for better or for worse, for rich or for poor, in sickness and in health, until death.
Page 140 - Si fueran falsos tus juramentos, En algún tiempo se han de acabar. Toca la marcha, mi pecho llora, Si fus juramentos serán verdad, Duran el tiempo que naranjas dulces.
Page 143 - For the life of her, she couldn't figure out what was going on.
Page 467 - I Well, sir, when Jesus Christ Our Lord was traveling about the world, riding a gentle little donkey, restoring sight to the blind and the use and abuse of their limbs to the paralyzed, He came to a region where there was nothing but sand as far as the eye could see. Here and there a slender, rustling palm raised itself aloft, and under its shade the Divine Teacher used to stop with His favorite disciples who, seemingly absent-mindedly, would fill their knapsacks with dates. That stretch of sand...
Page 367 - I do not know much about a lot of things, but I do know something about farming. We had a herd of pure Holstein cows that my wife and I milked for 25 years. Once in a while they would come in with this increased cost that you are talking about. It never got quite back to the producer. We get a little of it. The Federal marketing orders were said to solve...

About the author (2009)

Victor Villaseñor vive en California en el rancho donde fue criado. Es autor de numerosos obras editoriales y aclamadas obras, entre ellas Lluvia de oro, Jurado: La Gente vs. Juan Corona, y ¡Macho!.

Victor Villaseñor's bestselling, critically acclaimed works, as well as his inspiring lectures, have brought him the honor of many awards. Most recently he was selected as the founding chair of the John Steinbeck Foundation. He lives in Oceanside, California.

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