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Ana Consuelo Matiella

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Ana Consuelo Matiella was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and raised in Ambos Nogales, on the U.S. / Mexico border by a clan of Spaniards and Mexicans. She is the author of "The Truth About Alicia and Other Stories" and "Las Madrinas: Life Among My Mothers." Ana Consuelo has written in a variety of genres over the years. She was a political columnist for The Santa Fe New Mexican for 10 years, has published several books on multicultural education and is a health fotonovela writer and producer.

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Ni santas, ni diablas, sólo mujeres
Through their writing, authors Erika L. Sánchez and Ana Consuelo Matiella explore the complexities of mother-daughter relationships and turn the feminine archetypes of Mexican-American culture boca arriba.

Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ana Matiella, Erika Sánchez
Moderator: Dominique Calza

Las Madrinas: Life Among My Mothers
Nuestras Raices
Tres Chicas Books
November 2016
ISBN 9781893003194
116 pages
$15.00, INSTOCK
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Literary Nonfiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Ana Consuelo Matiella uses a unique brand of storytelling to reflect on her life and the lives of the women who influenced her. More/less

The Truth About Alicia and Other Stories
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
January 2002
ISBN 9780816521616
141 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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"The truth about Alicia was that she wasnÕt that stable to begin with. So when she did what she did, no one was very surprised. More/less

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