Wild Steps of Heavenby Victor Villasenor
In his critically acclaimed bestseller Rain of Gold, Victor Villase-or brought his mother's family vividly to life. In Wild Steps Of Heaven, he turns to his father's family, the Villase-ors. Against a vivid backdrop of love and war, magic and heroism, the author breathes life into his father's peopleand in particular, the Villase-or/i>/i>
In his critically acclaimed bestseller Rain of Gold, Victor Villase-or brought his mother's family vividly to life. In Wild Steps Of Heaven, he turns to his father's family, the Villase-ors. Against a vivid backdrop of love and war, magic and heroism, the author breathes life into his father's peopleand in particular, the Villase-or women*Margarita, the indomitable matriarch who was swept away by Don Juan Jesus Villase-or on the eve of the Mexican revolution*their beautiful daughters, who find strength and endurance in their mother's faith, and searing passion amidst the turmoil of war. But it is little Juan, the youngest son, through whose eyes this tumultuous saga unfolds. Juan would learn from his brother Jose, a hero of the revolution, how to be a man; and from his beloved mother, how to live and love con gusto y amor.
A story of madness and miracles, rage and redemption, In Wild Steps Of Heaven creates a riveting portrait of an extraordinary family and the country whose earth gave them roots.
- Random House Publishing Group
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- 5.33(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.61(d)
Meet the Author
Victor Villasenor is the author of the nonfiction books Rain of Gold and Jury: The People vs. Juan Corona, and the novel, Macho! He has written several screenplays, including the award-winning The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez. Villasenor continues to live on the North County San Diego ranch where he grew up.
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I love this book. It's the best book that anybody can ever have read. I mean with this book you loose yor virginity. You cry, you feel, you see what's going on. It's like if you were their. Too bad their's only 5 stars because I would give this book all the stars in the world. You might think I'm exagerating with this but I'm not. If you read it you'll know what I mean. I love Jose he was like the hero of this story. After rwading this book I wanted to meet Jose so badly. I wished that I lived in that time to have had the chanse to met him. I also wished I would of met Juan he is a great child, well man right know but in the story his a kid. Jose is my hero. This book had an inpacat in my life that you won't imagine. The author Victor Villasenor is a great writer, and author. When I was reaading the book I could see everything, like if I was there. Maybe I could imagine Los Altos de Jalisco because I'm from Jalisco, Mexico and I know what town, and ranchos look like. I would recomend thid book to anyone. Oh by the way Dona Margarita is a great woman. She always kept her faith.