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The Treasure of Sergeant Gutierrez

Christine Rodriguez

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ISBN 10: 0595476341 / ISBN 13: 9780595476343
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232 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.Two generations, two wars, and three cultures intertwine in the southwest United States, Mexico, and Italy as as a Mexican-American family struggles to define itself in The Treasure of Sergeant Guitrrez. Fortunata feels like a tumbleweed without her children but knows what spirit flows through their veins. After all, as a teenager, Fortunata left home to fight beside Pancho Villa in the Mexican Revolution. Fortunatas son, Francisco, born during his mothers days as a Villista, carries two cultures and two languages into World War II as part of an exclusively Mexican-American infantry. Her daughter, Rub, the product of Fortunataslove for a Tarahumara Indian, joins a traveling band and falls in love with a zoot-suited musician. Meanwhile, in Chihuahua, Mexico, Fortunatas brother, Pablo, and his family maintain ties with the Tarahumara Indians and with Robrika, Rubs father. Pablos daughter, Mercedes, is following in her Aunt Fortunatas footsteps with her rebellious ways as family history begins to repeat itself. The Treasure of Sergeant Gutirrez chronicles family stories on both sides of the Rio Grande, where bloodlines are stronger than borders. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595476343

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Title: The Treasure of Sergeant Gutierrez

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Two generations, two wars, and three cultures intertwine in the southwest United States, Mexico, and Italy as as a Mexican-American family struggles to define itself in The Treasure of Sergeant Guitérrez.Fortunata feels like a tumbleweed without her children but knows what spirit flows through their veins. After all, as a teenager, Fortunata left home to fight beside Pancho Villa in the Mexican Revolution. Fortunata's son, Francisco, born during his mother's days as a Villista, carries two cultures and two languages into World War II as part of an exclusively Mexican-American infantry. Her daughter, Rubí, the product of Fortunata'slove for a Tarahumara Indian, joins a traveling band and falls in love with a zoot-suited musician.Meanwhile, in Chihuahua, Mexico, Fortunata's brother, Pablo, and his family maintain ties with the Tarahumara Indians and with Robrika, Rubí's father. Pablo's daughter, Mercedes, is following in her Aunt Fortunata's footsteps with her rebellious ways as family history begins to repeat itself.The Treasure of Sergeant Gutiérrez chronicles family stories on both sides of the Rio Grande, where bloodlines are stronger than borders.

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Krystyna Rodriguez has published articles in the syndicated column Hispanic Link and earned commendation by the Pacific Northwest Writers Association. She has lectured on Mexican Americans in WWII and the Mexican Revolution. A bilingual teacher, Krystyna has taught in Phoenix, Milwaukee, Madrid, Seattle, and Mexico. She currently resides in Phoenix.

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