Book Reviews of Its All In The Frijoles : 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories Time Tested Dichos Favorite Folkta

Its All In The Frijoles : 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories Time Tested Dichos Favorite Folkta
Its All In The Frijoles 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories Time Tested Dichos Favorite Folkta
Author: Yolanda Nava
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ISBN-13: 9780684849003
ISBN-10: 0684849003
Publication Date: 5/3/2000
Pages: 336
Rating:
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4 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Fireside
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Its All In The Frijoles : 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories Time Tested Dichos Favorite Folkta on + 38 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Do you wish you could remember all the words to the childhood songs your grandmother taught you, so you could sing them to your children? Have you ever found yourself repeating the dichos, or proverbs, your parents used to lecture you with? If you are looking for a way to get back in touch with your culture, It's All in the Frijoles is the perfect start. A treasure trove of cherished folktales, lullabies, poems, and dichos, this rich collection of Latino wisdom includes inspiring recollections and anecdotes by well-known and beloved figures, both past and present -- from actor Edward James Olmos and author Isabel Allende to Nobel laureate Octavio Paz and Saint Teresa de Avila. It's All in the Frijoles is certain to evoke with fondness many a childhood memory of essential teachings learned from parents and grandparents, including:
reviewed Its All In The Frijoles : 100 Famous Latinos Share Real Life Stories Time Tested Dichos Favorite Folkta on + 7 more book reviews
The dichos were my favorite part, but stories were too short for me. Overall its a great book.