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Woman of light  Cover Image Book Book

Woman of light / a novel by Kali Fajardo-Anstine.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525511328
  • ISBN: 0525511326
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 308 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : One World, [2022]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"1890: When Desiderya Lopez, The Sleepy Prophet, finds an abandoned infant on the banks of an arroyo, she recognizes something in his spirit and brings him home. Pidre will go on to become a famous showman in the Anglo West whose main act, Simodecea, is Pidre's fearless, sharpshooting wife, who wrangles bears as part of his show. 1935: Luz "Little Light" Lopez and her brother Diego work the carnival circuit in downtown Denver. Luz, is a tea leaf reader, and Diego is a snake charmer. One day, a pale-faced woman in white fur asks Luz for a reading, calling her by a name that only her brother knows. Later that night at a party downtown, Luz sees Diego dancing with this pale-faced woman, which results in a brawl with the local white supremacist group. Diego leaves town for cover and Luz is left trying to get justice for her brother and family. Merging two multi-generational storylines in Colorado, this is a novel of family love, secrets, and survival. With Fajardo-Anstine's immense capacity to render characters and paint vivid life, set against the Sange de Cristo mountians, Woman of Light is full of the weight, richness, and complexities of mixed blood and mica clay. It delights like an Old Western, and inspires the hope embedded in histories yet-told"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fortune-tellers > Fiction.
Mexican Americans > Fiction.
Generations > Fiction.
Visions > Fiction.
Denver (Colo.) > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Epic fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 14 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 14 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library FIC FAJARDO-ANSTINE (Text) 38420101777759 NEW ADULT DISPLAY - BOOKS Checked out 12/20/2022


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