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  • Before a packed audience at the Literary Sojourn readers' festival in Steamboat Springs, CoIo., Latino author [Luis Alberto Urrea] resurrects a smidgen of delicious fear from his childhood in a San Diego ghetto. With wide, expressive eyes and lilting accent, he tells of his "ferocious aunt" - La Flaca, The Skinny One - a chain-smoking vixen with glittery cat-eye glasses, a raspy cackle, and a penchant for telling the kids blood-sucking horror stories on Christmas Eve. "She used her brain to terrorize us," Urrea remembers. "How could you not be a writer with all that? None of them captured Urrea's imagination more vividly than his Great Aunt Teresa Urrea, also known as Teresita and the Saint of Cabora. Renowned for her healing powers after rising from the dead at her own wake, Teresita ...

  • In "Queen of America," Luis Alberto continues the story of two characters from his 2005 novel "The Hummingbird's Daughter" as they emigrate from Mexico to the United States. Queen of America. By Luis Alberto Urrea. 491 pages. Little, Brown & Company. $25.99.

    ... the final wrenching pages of that novel, Teresita, as she's called, has by presidential decree been ...

  • ...But after receiving training from Teresita Caro, Caro’s sister, on filling out the CTRs, ...

  • JUDY HAVEY Passed away unexpectedly on December 11, 2005 at the age of 68. Judy was born in Indianapolis, IN on March 7, 1937 and received a degree in Journalism from Indiana Uni-versity. She received her Teaching Credential from Keene State University and Studied at the New School of Social Research in New York City. She gave birth to her daughter in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and lived in Mexico for many years. She moved to Peterborough, New Hampshire and stayed until 1983. During that time, she shared many adventures with her daughter Catarina, including hiking through Sri Lankan jungles, climbing pyramids in Mexico, staying on a houseboat in Kashmir, and discovering the beauty of Dharmasala, India, a Tibetan community in the Himalayan foothills. They visited the Sistine Chapel in...

  • Zenaida Hernandez Smith; TERESITA: THE FALL FROM GRACE OF AN INITIATE AND A COUNTRY; AuthorHouse (Fiction) $14.99 ISBN: 9781425989019 Teresita track...

  • Pakistan arguably remains the most complex ally the United States has ever had in wartime - far more humane than Josef Stalin in World War II but, alas, even more inscrutable. Nine years into the campaign, we still cannot clearly answer the question of whether Pakistan is with us or against us. The killing of Osama bin Laden brings the situation into even starker relief: Despite routinely requesting overflight rights from allies and other countries around the world when conducting military operations, the United States did not do so in this case out of serious concern that Pakistan might not be able to keep the secret and bin Laden might get away. We are at a crossroads with Islamabad. Domestic politics in both countries will tend to push the allies apart. As Teresita Schaffer, co-autho...

  • If there is such a thing as reincarnation, Luis Alberto Urrea predicts, he will be back as Emiliano Zapata. In this lifetime, Urrea was born in Tijuana--"Jewel of the Border, The Great Walled City of the Barbarian Chichimeca Empire"--in 1955. He has lived in San Diego, Los Angeles, Boston, Boulder, Tucson, Lafayette, Chicago, and Sinaloa, Mexico. Currently he is a tenured professor of English at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is also one of the finest chroniclers of the U.S.-Mexico border--from his nonfiction collection of essays Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border to The Devil's Highway, his book about a group of 26 immigrants who tried to enter the United States from Sonora, Mexico, in the summer of 2001; 14 of them died of dehydration in the Arizona des...

    ..., is an epic novel about his great aunt Teresita Urrea, a faith healer whose influence touched the ...

  • LOS ANGELES - Reaching that first double-digit age of 10 is a milestone for any kid, but for these Guatemalan twins born conjoined at the head, it's cause for joyous celebration - they've repeatedly defied the odds against survival at all. The girls, Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez, garnered international attention when they were separated in 2002 in a 23-hour surgery that riveted the world as it unfolded at Mattel Children's Hospital at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center.

    ..., the sisters, known as Josie and Teresita, celebrated their 10th birthday at a private home ...

  • LOS ANGELES - Reaching that first double-digit age of 10 is a milestone for any kid, but for these Guatemalan twins born conjoined at the head, it's cause for joyous celebration - they've repeatedly defied the odds against survival at all. The girls, Maria de Jesus and Maria Teresa Quiej-Alvarez, garnered international attention when they were separated in 2002 in a 23-hour surgery that riveted the world as it unfolded at Mattel Children's Hospital at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center.

    ..., the sisters, known as Josie Hull and Teresita Cajas, celebrated their 10th birthday at a ...

  • By Christina Hoag The Associated Press

    ..., the sisters, known as Josie and Teresita, celebrated their 10th birthdays with a party ...

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