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Life Around the Lake: Embroideries by the Women of Lake Patzcuaro
Life Around the Lake: Embroideries by the Women of Lake Patzcuaro
 
Our Price: $17.00
Year: 1996
Pages: 30
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 805038000

Product Code: 075676405X

Description
 
Maricel E. Presilla & Gloria Soto. The women who live near Lake Patzcuaro in central Mexico are master embroiderers. In their colorful designs they show how Tarascan people fish, farm, cook, & celebrate all of the stages of life. But Lake Patzcuaro is slowly dying, & the people who have depended on its bounty must find new ways to earn their living. The beautiful needlepoint art made by Tarascan women recalls ways of life that many can no longer lead. Yet by selling their work the women & their families continue to live in their small towns, ranches, & farms around the lake. This is a personal account of the lives of the Tarascan people, as shown by their art. Here is a simple yet thoughtful picture book that shows the resilience & creativity of the people of Mexico. Juvenile aud.

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