The Book of Latina Women: 145 Vidas of Passion, Strength and Successby Sylvia Mendoza
From political leaders like Eva Perón-who ruled Argentina with flamboyance and an iron fist-to pioneers like/i>
The Book of Latina Women, by award-winning Latina journalist Sylvia Mendoza, highlights the contributions of 150 fabulous women whose accomplishments in history, science, politics, art, and entertainment-past and present-have impacted the world.
From political leaders like Eva Perón-who ruled Argentina with flamboyance and an iron fist-to pioneers like France Anne Cordova-the youngest person to ever hold the Chief Scientist position at NASA-The Book of Latina Women provides a unique perspective on Latina women from all periods in history and all walks of life.
Features profiles on such influential Latinas as:
From fiery superstars who have blazed new trails in pop culture to little-known heroes whose brave actions changed history, The Book of Latina Women is an important addition to any library.
Author Bio:Sylvia Mendoza is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, The National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and The National Federation of Press Women. She has been a featured speaker for such events as the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and the Latino Book and Family Festival. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Hispanic, Working Mother, Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Writer's Journal, San Diego Writer's Monthly, Décor & Style, Living Better, Kid's Wall Street News, and Romance Writer's Report. Her novel, Serenade, won the 2001 Latino Literary Hall of Fame Award for Best Romance. She lives in San Diego, California.
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