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Provides access to a collection of reference books including encyclopedias, dictionaries, measurement conversions and more.
Topic Pages - Sites
Inca site in Peru, about 50 mi (80 km) NW of Cuzco. It is perched high upon a rock in a narrow saddle between two sharp mountain peaks and...
Temple of the Feathered Serpent at Teotihuacán:
Tenochtitlán was the capital city of the Nahuatl-speaking peoples, of Mexico.Founded in the 1300s the city grew rapidly, ultimately reaching a population of 150,000–200,000 people and covering perhaps twenty square miles.
Topic Pages - Literature and Arts
1942- Born in Santiago, Chile to Peruvian parents, this author's literary career was launched while she resided in exile in Venezuela, where she published her most successful novel, House of Spirits. She now resides in California, writing numerous stories of historical fiction.
Jorge Luís Borges
1899–1986, Argentine poet, critic, and short-story writer, b. Buenos Aires. Borges has been widely hailed as the foremost contemporary...
1928- Novelist and playwright, born in Mexico City, Mexico, his novel La muerte de Artemio Cruz (1962, The Death of Artemio Cruz) established him as a major international writer.
Mexican painter. Using vivid colour and a naive style that was deliberately based on Mexican folk art, she created deeply personal...
Gabriel García Márquez
1928–, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, and journalist, b. Aracataca. Widely considered the greatest living Latin American master of...
1904–73, Chilean poet, diplomat, and Communist leader. He changed his original name, Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basualto, so that his railroad-worker...
Poet, born in Mexico City, Mexico. He studied at the National University of Mexico, and fought on the Republican side in the...
1932- Born in Paris of Mexican and Polish parents, she may be one of the most important woman writer in modern Mexico, if not in Latin America.
1932-1990, this Argentinian script writer's enormous passion for the movies caused him to start a professional career in the film industry.
1886–1957, Mexican mural painter, studied as a youth with Posada and other Mexican painters; husband of Frida Kahlo. The native sculpture of...
Libros de los autores españoles
Call Number: PQ8098.1.L54 Z4713 1996
Publication Date: 1996-04-24
An autobiography of the life and family of Chilean author, Isabel Allende.
Vivir para Contarla by
Call Number: PQ8180.17.A73 Z478 2002b
Publication Date: 2002
Vivir para contarla es, probablement compendio y recreacion de un tiempo crucial en la vida de Gabriel Garcia Marquez