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Queen of America: A Novel

Luis Alberto Urrea
In conversation with Carolyn Kellogg
December 1, 2011

Award-winning novelist Luis Alberto Urrea explores the intrepid life of his great-aunt, a healer and “Saint of Cabora” who flees to Arizona when she is claimed as the spiritual leader of the Mexican Revolution. This spellbinding sequel to The Hummingbird’s Daughter  is a turn-of-the-century journey across America.

Presented in association with the exhibition, A Nation Emerges: The Mexican Revolution Revealed.

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