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Tortilla Sun

Author : Jennifer Cervantes
ISBN : 9780811879743
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When twelve-year-old Izzy discovers a beat-up baseball marked with the words "Because magic" while unpacking in yet another new apartment, she is determined to figure out what it means. What secrets does this old ball have to tell? Her mom certainly isn't sharing anyespecially when it comes to Izzy's father, who died before Izzy was born. But when she spends the summer in her Nana's remote New Mexico village, Izzy discovers long-buried secrets that come alive in an enchanted landscape of watermelon mountains, whispering winds, and tortilla suns. Infused with the flavor of the southwest and sprinkled with just a pinch of magic, this heartfelt middle grade debut is as rich and satisfying as Nana's homemade enchiladas.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sun Maid Raisins Dried Fruit

Author : Gooseberry Patch
ISBN : 9780985395100
Genre : Business & Economics
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• Celebrates the 100 year history of Sun-Maid® Growers • Including the original “Sun-Maid Girl” who brought these foods into generations of homes and hearts • More than 50 favorite recipes featuring raisins and dried fruits Sun-Maid© Natural Raisins and Dried Fruit have been a part of families for generations. So it's a terrific combination when Sun-Maid and Gooseberry Patch team up to create a cookbook filled with best-loved recipes and fun dried-fruit facts! From Banana French Toast to Apple-Raisin Stuffing, there's a recipe in here for every fruit fan. Plus, you'll learn all about this history of Sun-Maid, its delicious dried fruit and all sorts of other neat stories!
Category: Business & Economics

Tortilla Flat

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : 9781101659830
Genre : Fiction
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Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend, John Steinbeck created a “Camelot” on a shabby hillside above the town of Monterey, California, and peopled it with a colorful band of knights. At the center of the tale is Danny, whose house, like Arthur’s castle, becomes a gathering place for men looking for adventure, camaraderie, and a sense of belonging—men who fiercely resist the corrupting tide of honest toil and civil rectitude. As Nobel Prize winner Steinbeck chronicles their deeds—their multiple lovers, their wonderful brawls, their Rabelaisian wine-drinking—he spins a tale as compelling and ultimately as touched by sorrow as the famous legends of the Round Table, which inspired him.
Category: Fiction

The Tortilla Curtain

Author : T. C. Boyle
ISBN : 9781408826768
Genre : Fiction
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When Delaney Mossbacher knocks down a Mexican pedestrian, he neither reports the accident nor takes his victim to hospital. Instead the man accepts $20 and limps back to poverty and his pregnant 17-year-old wife, leaving Delaney to return to his privileged life in California. But these two men are fated against each other, as Delaney attempts to clear the land of the illegal immigrants who he thinks are turning his state park into a ghetto, and a boiling pot of racism and prejudice threatens to spill over.
Category: Fiction


Author : Lena Goldfinch
Genre : Fiction
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The poets of old spoke of Seers gifted with waking dreams, of Sentinels, who could take the form of the beasts of the air, and who watched over the sacred lands. Then the age of gifts came to an end. Over a hundred years, Seers and Sentinels became as Legends, stories told to wide-eyed children at night. Annalisia is secretly a seer. A princess with a courageous spirit. And a soft spot for Legends. Jovanni is secretly a legend. A commoner with little patience for pampered royals. On the eve of a royal ball, Anna longs for nothing more than to escape. Her duty, a marriage of alliance with a man she doesn't love. Even so, she's torn by her great love for her grandmother, the queen. And her deep loyalty to her people. In an age of political turmoil, powerful forces are at work. Enemies. Spies. Threats to all Anna and Jovanni hold dear. Threats that could reveal their carefully guarded secrets. For the time has come for Legends to awake. "For fans of romance, fantasy, or for those who want to escape into the pages of a beautifully crafted world with richly developed characters and exquisite writing." (Erin Cashman, The Exceptionals) "Readers will find themselves immersed in this world of romance, intrigue, and suspense." (Award-Winning Young Adult Author Jennifer Cervantes) "Danger, magic, romance, and royal intrigue, AIRE is a must read!" (NYT Bestselling Author Jessica Andersen) "Looking for something fresh and new to read? Try Lena Goldfinch's AIRE." (USA Today) HISTORICAL FANTASY ROMANCE For Teens and Young Adults
Category: Fiction

The Great Chiles Rellenos Book

Author : Janos Wilder
ISBN : 9780307814746
Genre : Cooking
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James Beard award-winning chef Janos Wilder offers more than 30 recipes for delicious chiles rellenos, ranging in complexity to suit beginning and expert home cooks alike. Wilder introduces regional Mexican rellenos, then provides contemporary interpretations, including jalape?±o poppers, roasted poblanos, sauces, and more. From choosing the right chiles to preparing them for stuffing, THE GREAT CHILES RELLENOS BOOK provides plenty of inspiration for anyone craving a taste of the Southwest. The only complete chile relleno cookbook, including 30 traditional Mexican recipes and modern variations from the Southwest and beyond. Includes recipes for batters and crusts, salsas and sauces, and salads and relishes. Reviews "Janos Wilder has written an entire book on the subject that offers so many different variations on chiles rellenos that you could literally make a different one for more that a month."-New York Daily News From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Cooking

Under The Jaguar Sun

Author : Italo Calvino
ISBN : 9780544133341
Genre : Fiction
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“The thought . . . called up the flavors of an elaborate and bold cuisine, bent on making the flavors’ highest notes vibrate, juxtaposing them in modulations, in chords, and especially in dissonances that would assert themselves as an incomparable experience.” — From Under the Jaguar Sun These intoxicating stories delve down to the core of our senses of taste, hearing, and smell. Amid the flavors of Mexico’s fiery chiles and spices, a couple on holiday discovers dark truths about the maturing of desire in the title story, “Under the Jaguar Sun.” In “A King Listens,” a gripping portrait of a frenzied mind, the menacing echoes in a huge palace spur a tyrant’s thoughts to the heights of paranoid intensity. “The Name, the Nose” drives to a startling conclusion as men across time and space pursue the women whose aromas have enchanted them. Mordant and deliciously offbeat, this trio of tales is a treat from a master of short fiction. “[Calvino is] a learned, daring, ingeniously gifted magus . . . Under the Jaguar Sun . . . fuses fable with neuron . . . The reader is likely to salivate.” — Cynthia Ozick, New York Times Book Review
Category: Fiction

Low Fat Living Cookbook

Author : Leslie L. Cooper
ISBN : 0875964354
Genre : Cooking
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Anyone can lose weight safely with these simple eating strategies and delicious recipes guaranteed to burn fat and increase energy.
Category: Cooking

Gourmet Tortillas

Author : Karen Howarth
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173009948613
Genre : Cooking
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The Night Sun

Author : Raul Novo
ISBN : 9781609111885
Genre : Fiction
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Two brothers engaged in drug smuggling cross the U.S. Mexican border so often that they know precisely when and where U.S. Border Patrol agents are watching. In The Night Sun, Miguel and Cesar Ramirez-Barrios come under fire from rival drug cartels and the American Border Patrol, as well as their own cartel while crossing the border with a large amount of cocaine. Corruption, greed, and deceit entangle these powerful groups as they wrestle for control of this dangerous zone of Southern Arizona near Ambos Nogales, the official port of entry on the international border. When the mutilated bodies of two American border patrol agents are found there, Alejandra Mendoza Thomas is the local TV personality covering the gruesome murders. Miguel and Cesar's ill-fated journey moving their drugs promptly takes an unexpected detour that puts them at the epicenter of the cartels' campaign of carnage along the border. In desperation, Cesar prays to Jesus Malverde, the patron saint of narco traffickers, and also pays homage to The Night Sun, the Mayan legend of the jaguar. While Miguel doesn't believe in the Mexican black arts, he too begins to pray as their journey north explodes in violence.
Category: Fiction