Amor Eterno: Eleven Lessons in Love

Amor Eterno: Eleven Lessons in Love

by Patricia Preciado Martin


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Amor Eterno: Eleven Lessons in Love by Patricia Preciado Martin

Through earthy, charming stories that blend songs, letters, and prayers, Patricia Preciado Martin explores the hidden places of the soul and the human longing for amor eterno, eternal love. Forbidden love, enchanted love, and desperate love are just some of the varieties of love that get mixed into this sweet concoction of romance, wit, and instruction. A delicious combination of modern sensibility and folk wisdom—including recipes for fresh breath and special prayers to Saint Valentine—this book tells universal tales of devotion and desire.

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ISBN-13: 9780816519958
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Series: Camino del Sol
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Amor Eterno is Patricia Preciado Martin's third book of short stories; her earlier works were El Milagro and Other Storiesand Days of Plenty, Days of Want. She has also authored two collections of oral histories, Songs My Mother Sang to Me and Images and Conversations, and a children's book, The Legend of the Bellringer of San Agustín; her work has been excerpted widely in anthologies and literary journals. She is a former teacher and Peace Corps volunteer who lives in Tucson with her husband, Jim, and keeps busy with writing, lecturing, and celebrating love and life with her familia and amistades.

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