Espinas
Mexican American Studies
6 x 9, 200 pp.
Pub Date: 08/02/2013
  paper
Price:        $20.00

978-1-62288-016-4

Published by Stephen F. Austin University Press

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Espinas

Fernando Valdez Perez

Espinas, Thorns, about the Franciscan missionary Venerable Friar Antonio Margil de Jesús, was published in a Spanish edition in March 2012 by the Franciscan Province of Saints Peter and Paul of Michoacán, México. The book was reviewed and approved by the postulator of the canonization cause for Venerable Father Antonio Margil de Jesús in Rome, Italy, and is now being translated into English.

FERNANDO PÉREZ VALDEZ is a full time writer with special focus on historical novels based on the lives of Spanish missionaries who lived during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He is the author of Morir en Japón, To Die in Japan, Espinas, Thorns, and Siempre Alelante, Always Forward. Fernando Valdez currently lives in Corregidora, Querétaro, Mexico and is a member of the Historical Novel Society.

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