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Wheeler Pub., 2006 - Fiction - 277 pages
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English EditionA New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe bestselling author of Like Water for Chocolate returns with Malinche, an extraordinary retelling of the passionate and tragic love affair between the conquistador Herna n Corte s and his interpreter, Malinalli. Throughout Mexican history, Malinalli has been reviled for the betrayal of her people; recent research has shown that her role was much more complex. Bursting with lyricism and imagery, Malinche finally unveils the truth behind this legendary love affair.

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Book on CD performed by Maria Conchita Alonso Malinalli was a Native woman from Tabasco, who was given as a slave to the conquering Spaniards. Her ability to speak Spanish as well as two native ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In this brief novel, the author of 1992's Like Water For Chocolate attempts to repair the reputation of one of Mexican history's most reviled women, the Spanish conqueror Cortťs's native interpreter ... Read full review


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She is the award-winning author of Like Water For Chocolate. She lives in Mexico City.

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