Simpáticas: San Miguel Stories
In Elva Treviño Hart’s first collection of short stories, we meet the people of San Miguel de Allende, a town nestled in the eastern part of Guanajuato in Mexico’s mountainous bajío region that has a mild climate and an accommodating culture. We meet a variety of well-to-do Anglo characters, some haunted by ghosts and others by their own pasts, some find renewed meaning and purpose, and still others explore their sexuality. Witnessing it all are the maids of San Miguel, the women charged with making their employers’ lives carefree and luxurious. But these women are not the demure, silent types. Rather, they are independent and strong-minded, content in their self-reliance and with their relationships with their comadres. As the two cultures interact and contrast, the women work magic to heal or redeem their employers, although sometimes the sorcery of others trumps their own.
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