Book Introduction: Queen of America

Received a new novel called “Queen of America” written by former Harvard Professor and author Luis Alberto Urrea. Introduced by Las Comadres Book Club, I will have the opportunity to learn more about the author and his work at a teleconference provided by our friends Las Comadres. Meanwhile, I have began reading this exciting book given its great reviews by distinguished readers.

“A magnificent work of literary alchemy, so masterfully infused with myth and history, you will feel these characters in your heart, your gut. You will grieve for theirinmortal souls.” – Jamie Ford, author of

Mr. Urrea has been recognized with numerous awards including a Lannan Literary Award and becoming a finalist to the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.  Other novels of interest are: By The Lake of Sleeping Children and The Hummingbird’s Daughter

To learn more about the author visit or for more information on the book club visit


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