The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara

The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara

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Overview

A mystical memoir intertwining Spanish and English, creating a soulful and powerful experience for the reader. This is a story about ghosts, psychics, family dynamics, Jewish memorial rituals, Mexican and Jewish cuisine, and tender childhood memories growing up in Mexico City. It's also a book about forgiveness and grief.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733267601
Publisher: Matilde Konigsberg
Publication date: 10/03/2019
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Matilde Konigsberg is a marriage and family therapist practicing in beautiful Bend, Oregon, where she lives with her husband. Originally from Mexico City, she moved to San Francisco to pursue a master's degree in interdisciplinary arts as a Fulbright Scholar. She has a second master's degree in psychology (drama therapy). Her life passion is exploring creativity, and crafting bridges between art and psychology. She has produced several original one-woman solo performances for audiences in Mexico City, San Francisco, and Bend. She has published poetry in an Anthology of Writings from Spirit Mountain Retreat (Idyllwild, California). The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara is her first full-length narrative.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Prologue

Author’s Note

Chapter 1: Dancing Candles

Chapter 2: White Feathers

Chapter 3: Family Secrets

Chapter 4: Sand from Jerusalem

Chapter 5: Día de los Muertos

Chapter 6: Defying Gravity

Chapter 7: Rites of Passage

Chapter 8: Los Abuelos

Chapter 9: Acapulco Tropical

Chapter 10: Las Amantes

Chapter 11: One Last Tear

Chapter 12: Twisted Lies

Chapter 13: Raven’s Dream

Epilogue

Acknowledgments

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