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By Annie Mary Perez

Skeletons abound during this revealing yet poignant biography recounting a Mexican American family’s 100 yr historical past within the usa. 3 Memoirs in a single, this San Diego ebook Awards Finalist is wealthy with Mexican folklore and Americana. In publication One, which opens with a ghost tale, the writer describes her father’s lifestyles becoming 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 formative years, serving in international battle II, and at last, marrying her mom in February of 1946. In booklet she describes her mother’s existence starting to be up on a dairy farm in Mesilla, New Mexico through the melancholy. It contains early stories of determining cotton as a baby and the 1st of a chain of prophetic desires. it's also tales of her grandmother’s come across with the Twelve Apostles and her grandfather’s discovering buried treasure. In booklet 3, she describes her personal existence transforming into up in a l. a. barrio, early thoughts of household violence, her mom and dad’ divorce, taking care of her mom and dad of their declining years, and finally, facing the loss. The publication concludes along with her father’s philosophies on early life and life.
“Young humans specifically will make the most of this friendly learn. they are going to think encouraged to set their very own goals.” Ambassador Julian Nava

“In Clay Hills and dirt Pies Annie Perez stocks with us the background, tales and legends of an American relatives, 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 l. a. within the Sixties and 70s the place younger sisters raised by means of a suffering unmarried mom finally locate their means into California’s universities. a narrative of 1 kinfolk that also is a part of the tale of a nation.” Elliot Kanter, U.S. heritage Librarian (retired), UC San Diego

Annie Mary Pérez was once born in la and earned her bachelor’s measure in Social technological know-how at California kingdom collage, la. She presently lives in a beachside neighborhood 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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