Xtabentum

Xtabentum According To Mayan Legend, The Xtabentum Flower That Grows Wild On The Yucatan Peninsula First Appeared On The Grave Of A Free Spirited Young Woman Who Was Scorned For Her Passion By The People Of Her Village, But Loved By The Gods For Her Kind Heart Xtabentum A Novel Of Yucatan Is A Story Of Two Young Women Set In The Years Following The Mexican Revolution In Merida, Yucatan, One Of The Wealthiest Cities In The World At The Time Amanda Diaz Is From The Divine Caste, A Small Group Of Families Of European Descent Who Dominate The Politics And Economy Of The Region Amanda S Lifelong Friend, Carmen, Is From The Opposite End Of The Social Spectrum, A Mayan Indian Who Is The Daughter Of One Of The Diaz Family Servants Against The True Historical Background Of Rebellion, Discrimination And Assassination In The Unstable Country, The Whipping Of Carmen By A Diaz Neighbor Exposes The Sheltered Existence Of The Two Women And Drives Them Apart The Story Follows Amanda Through Her Horror At The Social Injustice Of The Two Class Mexico To The Sacrifices She Makes In The Name Of Friendship Parts Of The Story Take Place In Modern Times, Where The Discovery Of An Old Birth Certificate Sets Amanda S Granddaughter In Search Of A Secret About Her Father S Birth Her Search, Told In The First Person, Is Blended With A Third Person Account Of The Lives Of Amanda And Her Contemporaries In The 1920s.

Rosa Hugener was born and raised in Mexico and is the descendent of one of the most prominent families in Yucatan, a family that has included governors, senators, bishops, historians and journalists Her family members were participants in many of the historical events described, and old family stories were what inspired Rosa first to researching, and then to writing about, the events in the book Rosa Hugener was born and raised in Mexico and is the descendent of one of the most prominent families in Yucatan, a family that has included governors, senators, bishops, historians and journalists Her family members were participants in many of the historical events described, and old family stories were what inspired Rosa first to researching, and then to writing about, the events in the book Today, Rosa is a systems engineer who lives in the Chicago area

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  • Paperback
  • 201 pages
  • Xtabentum
  • Rosy Hugener
  • English
  • 09 June 2019
  • 1456577158

10 thoughts on “Xtabentum

  1. says:

    I took a chance on this indie Kindle only book as I was looking for something based around the Yucatan to read while I was traveling there This definitely fit the bill Each chapter started with some Mayan cultural tidbit myth, recipe, song, etc and it was centered around Merida, where I stayed I learned a huge amount that was extremely helpful and interesting on the trip The plot was also very good and intriguing The writing could have used a little editing and was slightly stilted at I took a chance on this indie Kindle only book as I was looking for something based around the Yucatan to read while I was traveling there This definitely fit the bill Each chapter started with some Mayan cultural tidbit myth, recipe, song, etc and it was centered around Merida, where I stayed I learned a huge amount that was extremely helpful and interesting on the trip The plot was also very good and intriguing The writing...

  2. says:

    Xtabentun, A Novel of Yucatan is an enjoyable quick read, if you can ignore grammatical errors some sentences have to be read twice to catch the meaning The author Rosy, Hugener, sprinkles in enough Mayan folklore to peak the reader s interest Some of the descript...

  3. says:

    This is the kind of book that I like The plot is really good, fast, interesting and easy I am 1 2 Mexican but from another region so I learned a lot about Yucatan and Merida The Mayan stories were interesting and it was nice to find the reason why they were use at the beginning of each ...

  4. says:

    How I wish I could have liked this bookI didn t want to just like this book I wanted to love this book The whole premise of the story is of personal interest to me, as my own grandparents would have been small children somewhere in M rida or possibly Tizim n at the time the historic events of the novel took place Unfortunately, I just was not able to connect with the characters.The story was intriguing enough to keep me reading to the end, but it lacked depth It s like I was given t How I wish I could have liked this bookI didn t want to just like this book I wanted to love this book The whole premise of the story is of personal interest to me, as my own grandparents would have been small children somewhere in M rida or possibly Tizim n at the time the historic events of the novel took place Unfortunately, I just was not able to connect with the characters.The story was intriguing enough to keep me reading to the end, but it lacked depth It s like I was g...

  5. says:

    I really enjoyed this book I liked the historical content as well as the mystery that unfolded through the story of a romance I liked the blending of Mayan folklore and the Mexican setting to make the story richer I do have a little issue with the lack of editing Some of the problem may come from the translation, but some of it was just blatant typographical er...

  6. says:

    I think this book is really good, I truly enjoy it Theres so much feelings in the story involve I mean in a way I think some people might connect to one part of the story, even though they are not of the same culture Im sure remember my grandmother and the place where she kept all her dear things, so from that point on I could not stop reading Its good to mention that all the research and details of the culture are also there, and that just enrich the book even .For those readers that tr I think this book is really good, I truly enjoy it Theres so much feelings in the story involve I mean in a way I think some people might connect to one part of the story, even though they are not of the same culture Im sure remember my grandmother and the place where she kep...

  7. says:

    This book is just a good read For an american it has a lot of cultural background that makes it really interesting I been thinking about the plot for a while that is why I changed the the ration form 4 to 5.

  8. says:

    Great book, great plot The grammar errors were for me unnoticeable Nothan a lot of books that I read The author s voice feels real and authentic.

  9. says:

    Fun to be in Mexico and read a novel about the Yucat n where we are I enjoyed it.

  10. says:

    Wonderful love story set in early 20th century Merida, Yucatan.The story begins in 1985 when the narrator of the story returns to her family home in Mexico City from Chicago to see her dying grandmother Her grandmother had always carried keys to her wardrobe and refused any family member to look inside Once her grandmother dies, the family open the wardrobe like little children opening Christmas presents Inside they find an old photograph of the grandmother as a young women w...

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