Family's Saga Blends History with Folklore
Richmond, Dick, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
"WILD STEPS OF HEAVEN"
A history by Victor Villasenor (11 hours, unabridged, Brilliance Bookcassette, $23.95)
In "Rain of Gold," the author described his family's history from his mother's side. In this second volume he continues, but this time he chronicles his father's family, the Villasenors, in a sweeping, tightly written narrative that brings the clan from a village in Mexico to the United States at a time when the land south of the border was in the agony of another rebirth - its stormy revolutionary era. This is really an account of his grandfather, Juan Villasenor, a proud man of self-damaging superciliousness who could trace his bloodlines to the kings …
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Publication information: Article title: Family's Saga Blends History with Folklore. Contributors: Richmond, Dick - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: November 17, 1996. Page number: 9T. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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