The White Dove / La Paloma Blanca

A Celebration of Father Kino / Una Celebración del Padre Kino

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This collection of poetry celebrates the life of the Jesuit missionary Eusebio Kino, who arrived in New Spain in 1681 and who founded the San Xavier del Bac Mission near Tucson. The poet tells Father Kino’s story from his own perspective from his beginnings in Italy (1645) until his death in 1711. The collection is a bilingual edition with facing-page Spanish translation of the original English poems.

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Jane Candia Coleman
Carlos Nava
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JANE CANDIA COLEMAN is the recipient of three Western Heritage Awards from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for two collections of her poetry, No Roof But Sky and The Red Drum (High Plains Press), and a collection of short fiction, Stories from Mesa Country (Ohio University Press). Her work has received two Spur Awards from Western Writers of America. Her memoir, Mountain Time, was a finalist for the Willa Award from Women Writing the West, as was her historical novel, Matchless. Tombstone Travesty received the Willa Award for best historical novel in 2004.

A five-time Pulitzer nominee, Coleman lives and writes in Tucson, Arizona, where the “White Dove of the Desert,” the San Xavier del Bac Mission, is located.

JANE CANDIA COLEMAN es la recipiente de tres premios del National Cowboy Museum and Western Heritage Center por dos colecciones de su poesía, No Roof But Sky y The Red Drum (High Plains Press) y una colección de ficción corta, Stories From Mesa Country (Ohio University Press). Su obra ha recibido dos Spur Awards de parte de Western Writers of America. Su memorial, Mountain Time, fue finalista para el Willa Award de Women Writing the West, así como su novela histórica, Matchless. Tombstone Travesty recibió el Willa Award por la mejor novela histórica en 2004.

Coleman ha sido nombrada cinco veces como candidata al Pulitzer. Vive y escribe en Tucsón, Arizona, donde la “Paloma Blanca del Desierto”, la Misión de San Xavier del Bac, está ubicada.

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