The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara

The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara

by Matilde A Konigsberg, Dave Jarecki, Lieve Maas

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Overview

Born in Mexico City, Matilde Konigsberg is marriage and family therapist, a writer, performer and lecturer. Multiculturalism and the multidimensionality of our existence is at the core of this mystical, magical memoir. The Seven Jewish Samurai is her first novel. She has also written poetry and theater plays for solo performances. The memoir intertwines Spanish and English to create a soulful and powerful experience for the reader. The Seven Jewish Samurai of Guadalajara 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: 9781733267618
Publisher: Matilde Konigsberg
Publication date: 10/03/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 736 KB

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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