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The Latina's bible : the Nueva Latina's guide to love, spirituality, family and
Guzman, Sandra.
Adult Nonfiction HQ1421 .G89 2002

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Summary: Do you speak in English but dream in Spanglish? Do you crave homemade tortillas but end up buying them ready-made at the supermarket? Is yourpapi chuloa blue-eyed gringo, or do you have a Latin lover whoseespañolis better than yours? Listen up,hermanas: Today's Latina is a bicultural mamita who lives and loves in two worlds--and one of them is brimming with rich ethnic traditions and strong ties to home andfamilia. If you feel torn between these two worlds, and if you've been looking forun librothat will help you bridge the gap between the old-world ways of yourmamá,tías, andabuelitasand the world of opportunities in the twenty-first century, thenThe Latina's Bibleis the bookpara tí! With warmth, humor, and I've-been-there wisdom, author Sandra Guzmán tackles the real-worldcomplicacionesthat many Latinas face today, including: * The Latina sexual mystique--plus the truth about interracial dating and marriage * Finding professional success by networking Latina-style * Surviving your mother--without goingloca! * Taking care of yourself, body and soul The Latina's Bibleis a rich mix of real-life solutions, down-homedichos, inspiration, and support--the bedside companion nomujershould be without!


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