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The Butterfly's Daughter

Monroe, Mary Alice

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ISBN 10: 1439170681 / ISBN 13: 9781439170687
Published by Gallery Books, 2011
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382 pages. Every year, the monarch butterflies fly more than two thousand mles on fragile wings to retrn to their winter home in Mexico. Now Luz Avila makes that same perilous journey south as she honors a vow to her beloved grandmother who raised her to return her ashes to her anceltral village. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008908

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Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, once again touches hearts with her lyrical, poignant, and moving novel The Butterfly?s Daughter, now in paperback!

Every year, the monarch butterflies? las mariposas?fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico. Now Luz Avila makes that same perilous journey south as she honors a vow to her beloved abuela?the grandmother who raised her?to return her ashes to her ancestral village. As Luz departs Milwaukee in a ramshackle old VW Bug, she finds her heart opened by a series of seemingly random encounters with remarkable women. In San Antonio, however, a startling revelation awaits: a reunion with a woman from her past. Together, the two cross into Mexico to await the returning monarchs in the little village Abuela called home, but they are also crossing a border that separates past from present . . . and truth from lies.

Product Description: New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe once again touches hearts with her unique ability to celebrate both the complexities of the human psyche and the splendor of nature.

Every year, the monarch butterflies? las mariposas?fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico. Now Luz Avila makes that same perilous journey south as she honors a vow to her beloved abuela?the grandmother who raised her?to return her ashes to her ancestral village. As Luz departs Milwaukee in a ramshackle old VW Bug, she finds her heart opened by a series of seemingly random encounters with remarkable women. In San Antonio, however, a startling revelation awaits: a reunion with a woman from her past. Together, the two cross into Mexico to await the returning monarchs in the little village Abuela called home, but they are also crossing a border that separates past from present . . . and truth from lies.

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Title: The Butterfly's Daughter

Publisher: Gallery Books

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

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