Download e-book for kindle: Xtabentum: A Novel of Yucatan by Rosy Hugener,Carl Hugener

By Rosy Hugener,Carl Hugener

ISBN-10: 1456577158

ISBN-13: 9781456577155

in line with Mayan legend, the xtabentum flower that grows wild at the Yucatan peninsula first seemed at the grave of a free-spirited younger girl who used to be scorned for her ardour by way of the folk of her village, yet enjoyed through the gods for her sort heart.

Xtabentum: a unique of Yucatan is a narrative of 2 younger ladies set within the years following the Mexican Revolution in Merida, Yucatan, one of many wealthiest towns on this planet on the time. Amanda Diaz is from the “divine caste,” a small staff of households of eu descent who dominate the politics and financial system of the quarter. Amanda’s lifelong buddy, Carmen, is from the other finish of the social spectrum, a Mayan Indian who's the daughter of 1 of the Diaz kinfolk servants. opposed to the real ancient history of uprising and assassination within the volatile nation, the whipping of Carmen via a Diaz neighbor exposes the sheltered life of the 2 ladies and drives them aside. the tale follows Amanda via her horror on the social injustice of the two-class Mexico to the sacrifices she makes within the identify of friendship.

Parts of the tale occur nowa days, the place the invention of an previous beginning certificates units Amanda’s granddaughter looking for a mystery approximately her father’s beginning. Her seek, advised within the first individual, is mixed with a third-person account of the lives of Amanda and her contemporaries within the 1920s.

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