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House of houses, Pat Mora

Label
House of houses
Title
House of houses
Statement of responsibility
Pat Mora
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Pat Mora writes of the struggles of her family growing up in Texas and how her family are transformed by the magic and healing each member offers the others in ritual, language, stories, and recipes
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 811/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O73
LC item number
Z468 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Label
House of houses, Pat Mora
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
House of houses Ut rosa flos florum, sic est domus ista domorum. As the rise is the flower of flowers, so is this, the house of houses -- Enero friolero / chilly January -- Febrero loco / crazy Fberuary -- Marzo airoso / windy March -- Abril iluvioso / rainy April -- Mayo / May Enero friolero, febrero loco, marzo airoso, abril iluvioso, sacan a mayo, floreado y hermoso. Chilly January, crazy February, windy March, rainy April bring on the beauty of flowering May -- Junio / June Huerta sin agua, cuerpo sin alma. An orchid without water is like a body without a soul -- Julio / July Al que buen aŕbol se arrima, buena sombra le cobija. Seek shade under a worthy tree -- Agosto / August Goza del mes de mayo que agosto ilegara.́ Revel in May, for August soon arrives -- Septiembre / September De lo hermoso, hermoso es el otonõ. To speak of lovely, speak of autumn -- Octubre / October La que anda entre la miel, algo se le pega. Honey clings if you're surrounded by it -- Noviembre / November La primavera se hace ligera, el invierno se hace eterno. Spring breezes by, while winter seems eternal -- Diciembre, mes viejo que arruga el pellejo December, old month that wrinkles our skin -- Dichos / Sayings
Control code
35638801
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 296 p.
Isbn
9780807072004
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
96043948
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
House of houses, Pat Mora
Publication
Contents
House of houses Ut rosa flos florum, sic est domus ista domorum. As the rise is the flower of flowers, so is this, the house of houses -- Enero friolero / chilly January -- Febrero loco / crazy Fberuary -- Marzo airoso / windy March -- Abril iluvioso / rainy April -- Mayo / May Enero friolero, febrero loco, marzo airoso, abril iluvioso, sacan a mayo, floreado y hermoso. Chilly January, crazy February, windy March, rainy April bring on the beauty of flowering May -- Junio / June Huerta sin agua, cuerpo sin alma. An orchid without water is like a body without a soul -- Julio / July Al que buen aŕbol se arrima, buena sombra le cobija. Seek shade under a worthy tree -- Agosto / August Goza del mes de mayo que agosto ilegara.́ Revel in May, for August soon arrives -- Septiembre / September De lo hermoso, hermoso es el otonõ. To speak of lovely, speak of autumn -- Octubre / October La que anda entre la miel, algo se le pega. Honey clings if you're surrounded by it -- Noviembre / November La primavera se hace ligera, el invierno se hace eterno. Spring breezes by, while winter seems eternal -- Diciembre, mes viejo que arruga el pellejo December, old month that wrinkles our skin -- Dichos / Sayings
Control code
35638801
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 296 p.
Isbn
9780807072004
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
96043948
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1998. Signed by author. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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