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The Vanishing Culture / La Cultura Desvaneciente

by Candelaria, Nick

Condition: NF. Paperbound. Bright. Solid. Clean., tan wrapper

NF. Paperbound. Bright. Solid. Clean., tan wrapper proverbs /Spanish Southwest Author published New Mexico 1982 1st edition 8 1/2 x 5 1/2", 110 p., A collection of 198 proverbs from the Spanish culture of the Southwest. Each is translated into English and then explained., In addition, the author writes about his birthplace (Manzano, New Mexico); lists "inglesismos", comments on peculiarites of the Spanish language, describes " el vals de la silla", lists Spanish or Mexican medicinal herbs, describes "courting and marriage" and the "entrega de los novios". In verse he writes about the "presentation of a baby after baptism", "My Prayers', "La Juventud", and "La guerra de Vietnam". Finally, he gives the recipes for meat turnovers and "polvillo" (gruel). The author was a teacher for many years in New Mexico.
  • Bookseller: Hyleana Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: MAIN011149I
  • Title: The Vanishing Culture / La Cultura Desvaneciente
  • Author: Candelaria, Nick
  • Book condition: Used - NF. Paperbound. Bright. Solid. Clean., tan wrapper
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Publisher: Author published
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: Southwest Spanish culture hispanic culture New Mexico sayings proverbs


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