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By Annie Mary Perez

Skeletons abound during this revealing yet poignant biography recounting a Mexican American family’s 100 12 months heritage within the usa. 3 Memoirs in a single, this San Diego booklet Awards Finalist is wealthy with Mexican folklore and Americana. In e-book One, which opens with a ghost tale, the writer describes her father’s lifestyles turning out to be up motherless in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It comprises early thoughts of napping in deserted homes, operating for his aunt, who was once a bootlegger, using the rails as a adolescence, serving in global battle II, and at last, marrying her mom in February of 1946. In e-book she describes her mother’s lifestyles becoming up on a dairy farm in Mesilla, New Mexico in the course of the melancholy. It comprises early thoughts of settling on cotton as a baby and the 1st of a sequence of prophetic desires. it's also tales of her grandmother’s stumble upon with the Twelve Apostles and her grandfather’s discovering buried treasure. In booklet 3, she describes her personal existence growing to be up in a la barrio, early thoughts of household violence, her mom and dad’ divorce, taking care of her mom and dad of their declining years, and eventually, facing the loss. The ebook concludes along with her father’s philosophies on formative years and life.
“Young humans specifically will reap the benefits of this friendly learn. they're going to believe encouraged to set their very own goals.” Ambassador Julian Nava

“In Clay Hills and dust Pies Annie Perez stocks with us the historical past, tales and legends of an American kinfolk, spanning 3 generations within the twentieth century. She takes us from cotton fields in New Mexico and melancholy period CCC, WPA and the U.S. military in wartime Burma and India to la within the Sixties and 70s the place younger sisters raised by way of a suffering unmarried mom finally locate their method into California’s universities. a narrative of 1 relatives that also is a part of the tale of a nation.” Elliot Kanter, U.S. heritage Librarian (retired), UC San Diego

Annie Mary Pérez used to be born in l. a. and earned her bachelor’s measure in Social technology at California kingdom collage, l. a.. She presently lives in a beachside group in Southern California and works as a qualified author and editor. She travels greatly and volunteers for Latino Literacy Now, a non-profit association that promotes literacy within the Latino community

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